The Goudse Waag is a historic monument, built in 1668. Historically one of the three most important buildings in the history of the city of Gouda. Gouda cheeses used to be weighed here.
The monument also houses the Cheese and Craft Museum and a shop with delicious Dutch cheeses. You will also find a nice collection of cheese related items and the collection is complemented with all sorts of nice old Dutch souvenirs to commemorate your visit to cheesetown Gouda.