Best Activities for a Rainy Day in Alkmaar

THE 10 BEST Indoor Things to Do in Alkmaar on a Rainy Day

Best Activities for a Rainy Day in Alkmaar

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  • ZA001
    London, UK69 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very nice and educational museum with a reasonable price for family of €19. It has elevator access that covers a very interesting era of the history of the region.
    Written 27 October 2023
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  • Martin H
    Hong Kong, China925 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I'd been critical of two large churches in Amsterdam the previous day and as I walked into this church I had the same initial impression looking at some of the photographs posted near the entrance. However, going further in I realised that this is a grand church.

    The ceilings are magnificently high and have some nice decorations. The organ is enormous too. They had some beautiful music being played through their speakers which set a lovely calmness over the church.

    Unlike Amsterdam, there were no entrance fees to come in here.
    Written 2 June 2023
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  • Dan W
    Portland, OR1,930 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I found it strange, a Beatles museum in Alkmaar. However, once you realize it's really one man's collection of memorabilia that clears up the context a bit. It's interesting, It's not big, and it's not expensive - but if you have time and particularly if it's raining, worth a visit.
    Written 13 July 2019
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  • Whichway2thebeach40
    Finksburg, MD278 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It's worth going if you are there, it's small and relatively inexpensive. Cheese market was open the day we went, but the museum was not crowded. Probably worth 90 minutes. Was disappointed you couldn't go outside to the top or overlook the city.
    Written 9 June 2023
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  • DrValliappan
    Coimbatore, India10,651 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    One always worries about weight (airline restrictions), transit damages (Packing) number of gifts and total cost. This shop takes care of all worries, maximum number of a wide array of gifts, light weight, good individual packaging and reasonable cost. Also, one can get rid of change in purses, to reduce weight..!
    Written 8 June 2019
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  • DrValliappan
    Coimbatore, India10,651 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    From Alkmaar it is close and on the way to Amsterdam esp Schiphol Airport. Nice sports facility. Can carry food and drinks to seat, banned in many stadia around the world.
    Written 9 June 2019
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  • Zosia B
    Waterloo, Belgium1,451 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a small museum that walks you through the history of beer making and beer making in the Netherlands. Be sure to stop in the downstairs pub to sample both local and international beers. The floating deck is perfect on a nice day.
    Written 5 June 2019
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  • WorldTravelOne
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands9,104 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Some three years ago the theatre in te center of Alkmaar with the name 'De Vest' was totally renovated and modernized. It came out looking great. The theatre now bears the name 'TAQA Theater De Vest'. The location next to the big church is super. It is in walking distance of parking garages, a free bicycle parking (underground) in front of the building and also in walking distance of the train station. The programming is very diverse. It is a pity that they have quite a summer stop (as do most theatres) in which the building is not used to its fullest potential. We will go to this theatre again.
    Written 23 July 2016
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  • Adrian F
    Derby, UK29 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We called into the coffee shop here twice at lunchtime while staying in Alkmaar, and sampled the toasties, a nice calm place to relax for a while. Friendly and helpful service.
    Written 16 October 2019
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  • C-Z-1982
    Reno, NV739 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice church in center of Alkmaar, nothing spectacular but worthwhile visit because its simplicity makes it an attractive place to visit, sit down, and relax. When visiting Alkmaar certainly worth a small detour.
    Written 2 July 2018
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  • WorldTravelOne
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands9,104 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This cinema employs friendly staff, has comfy seats, good sound, has onsite (paid) parking and is close to Alkmaar's city center. Parking fee paid in the cinema is at a reduced price versus the machine inside the parking garage itself.
    Written 21 July 2019
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  • Kaesekuchenmuffin
    Koblenz, Germany74 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It was a birthday present for my best friend and we loved it. We tried to solve the Wizard’s School Room and almost escaped in time. It was an amazing experience and I can recommend it. Try it when you’re thinking about having an escape room experience with your children! The staff was very nice and friendly.
    Written 6 November 2019
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  • Will R
    Grimsby, Ontario, Canada4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fabulous service and great fun. Well worth the money.The people there were friendly and took an interest in your life. Totally awesome.
    Written 22 June 2019
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  • Betty
    Cork106 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a really great place. Brilliant traditional style decor and ambiance. Toilets spotlessly clean.
    Lovely friendly atmosphere. Bar service was terrific from the ever smiling, pleasant, helpful and chatty Belinda.
    Jus the owner was also extremely nice and pleasant.
    Great spot in a great location, well worth a visit.
    Written 6 January 2019
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  • WorldTravelOne
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands9,104 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sometimes art house movie theatres are run down, has beens. Not this one in Alkmaar. It is brand new, great sound and vision and comfy seats. The 'Filmhuis Alkmaar' is in a new building on the corner of the building with the commercial Vue Cinema and Flamingo Casino.
    Written 9 July 2017
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