Stichting Hortus Alkmaar
Hortus Alkmaar is a botanic garden, specialized in medicinal herbs. With a nice tea garden where you can make your own tea.
de oude bakkerij
The bakery museum “De oude Bakkerij”. The delicious smell greets you when you enter through the door. The baker gives regular demonstrations of cake and biscuit making, marzipan, chocolate and sometimes old fashioned bread making.
The Dutch Steam Engine Museum is the place to discover what water and fire can cause! Come and discover how James Watt's world invention works.
The oldest diverting vegetable auction in the world. On this historic site in Broek op Langedijk in 1887 auctioning was created at the exit. This system is now used at all major auctions.
Come and enjoy the exotic butterflies in one of the largest butterfly gardens in Europe and be surprised by the special colors of this tropical butterfly paradise. Besides the butterflies there are also beautiful exotic plants and (sub) tropical birds to admire.