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Cami reviewed Het Touwmuseum

A museum specifically dedicated to rope making! This museum is all about rope making, something the city of Oudewater is well known for. While visiting, you will learn about the history and process of rope making. There is also a demonstration where Staff members can help you make your own rope to take home as a souvenir. It can be visited in under an hour. The main floor is wheelchair accessible. The play area for children upstairs is not. There is an accessible toilet with handrails installed. The museum is best reached by car or taxi. Accessible Travel Netherlands can arrange a taxi for you if needed. If going by public transportation, Oudewater has no train station, but is reachable by bus from the larger surrounding cities. Be sure to call ahead to ensure all buses you will be traveling on are accessible.
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Cami reviewed Witches Weigh House, Oudewater

This is a unique museum where you can learn about the history of witches in the 16th and 17th century, and the weigh test given to those accused of witchcraft. While visiting this museum, you can undergo the weigh test yourself. If you pass, you will receive a certificate as proof to your friends and family that you are not a witch. Currently, they are planning an application for nomination on the Unesco World Heritage List. Only the main floor with the original witch weights and gift shop is wheelchair accessible. The video and upstairs information is not accessible for wheelchairs, but you can have a staff member give you a brief summary. The weighing test on the original weights from 1482 may or may not be accessible depending on individual circumstances. The museum is best reached by car or taxi. Accessible Travel Netherlands can arrange a taxi for you if needed. If going by public transportation, Oudewater has no train station, but is reachable by bus from the larger surrounding cities. Be sure to call ahead to ensure all buses you will be traveling on are accessible.
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Cami reviewed Swing Party Piano Bar

This restaurant offers typical Dutch food in a fun musical setting. On a sunny day, you can enjoy the view of the Gouda gemeentehuis from their terrace. On Friday and Saturday evenings there are pianists who play the top hits along with DJ’s and other musicians. The entrance to the restaurant has a small step. This is no problem for smaller wheelchairs, but can be a bit challenging for heavier power wheelchairs. The restaurant also has an accessible toilet
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Cami reviewed Het Genot van Grootschermer

Wheelchair accessible restaurant in Grootschermer This restaurant is a great place to stop by while exploring the rural areas East of Alkmaar. It is a great place to stop for a drink, or an authentic Noord-Holland lunch. A fully accessible toilet is located inside the entrance of the restaurant There is a free parking area located across from the restaurant. The street the restaurant is located on is on a narrow. If being dropped off at the entrance, be sure to watch for cars that occasionally pass through. The lunch menu is in the 6-15 Euro range. The meal portions are a good size. This is a great stop when touring the historic villages in the Schermer region. If wanting the visit surrounding area, Accessible Travel Netherlands can assist in planning your route, renting accessible bikes, and arranging accommodations.
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Cami reviewed Centraal Museum and Nijntje Museum

Artwork and exhibits to explore ranging from Medieval times to modern, along with an extensive Njintje (Miffy) exhibit. Along with the temporary collections they are constantly showcasing, many of the exhibit rooms will contain more than one time period and style of art pieces. For Dick Bruna fans, there is a Nijntje museum for children along with a special exhibit on the top floor in the main museum. The Centraal Museum has something for everyone. There is also a nice café to enjoy a drink or a bite to eat during your visit. With The exception of a few small bits, most of the museum is accessible for wheelchairs. An elevator and various ramps have been installed to allow for better accommodation. For those who are hard of hearing, accommodations can be made during lectures and presentations. An accessible parking place is available at the museum. The museum also has two manual wheelchairs on hand. Both the main museum and the Nijntje museum have accessible toilets. The staff members at the Centraal Museum are very helpful and accommodating and can assist you when needed.
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Photoroller Finn reviewed Market place

No visit to Helsinki is complete without a visit to the market place. The market square is by the sea so it's flat. You can see the ferry and tour boats. It can be cold in winter - be warned. The square itself is cobbled so this can be bumpy but there is a smooth path by the sea front. You can visit all the stalls selling fresh fruit, vegetables, fish and souvenirs. Don't miss the café or soup tents. I usually have salmon soup and they will bring it to me if I can't get into the tent. In summer you can buy fresh strawberries and other berries and eat them straightaway. The sea gulls can be a nuisance but the city is trying to keep them under control with various measures.
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Photoroller Finn reviewed Ateneum

The Ateneum or Finnish National Art Gallery is a must-see in your visit to Helsinki. You'll see major Finnish works of art in addition to some other notable international works and special exhibitions. The Ateneum is right in the centre and not far from Helsinki Railway station. The wheelchair entrance is from the alley round the back via lift. If there's a queue for tickets, for example on buys days towards the end of an exhibition, they normally let wheelchairs to the front. Your assistant does not pay. There are lifts to all the major levels. It is worth seeing the building inside for the main staircase and other architectural features. There is a wheelchair-accessible toilet on the ground floor next to the cloakroom. There are steps to the café but you can get there by lift from the courtyard. The bookshop is quite cramped for wheelchairs.
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Cami reviewed Slimste Huis Alkmaar

See the newest and smartest technology to make living in your home easier. Translated in English to “The Smartest House”, this site offers the newest technology and furniture offered to make your home and life simpler and more comfortable. It is a showcase of products from various companies that you can explore. Some features are for those with disabilities, while other features are just smart; there is something for everyone. The cost to visit is 5 euros. Some of the products showcased are lights and curtains that are programmed to your needs, keyless entries, dishes that make cooking and eating easier, smart toilets, beds and kitchens, and much more. The neat thing about this place is it is full of things from various price ranges and budgets so you can get new ideas on how to simplify things in your home. Tours can be booked in advanced at Three tours are offered Monday through Saturday at the following times: 12:30, 14:30 and 16:30 and include coffee and tea. The tours are mainly given in Dutch, so it is best to contact them in advance to arrange an English speaking tour. Also, they prefer having exact change with payment. The house is located in the shopping center near Media Markt, and accessible paid parking with elevators is available on the street Noorderkade.
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Cami reviewed Hollands Kaasmuseum

Learn about cheese and the cheese making heritage in Alkmaar This museum contains information about the history and making of Edammer and Gouda Cheese. While visiting, you will see many historical objects relating to cheese and learn how it is made today. During certain times, there are interactive presentations you can attend. Upon entry, you also receive a small sample of the world famous cheese to enjoy. This museum can be seen in about an hour. The museum is wheelchair accessible and contains an accessible toilet. The staff members are helpful in answering questions and can make special arrangements in advance. On Fridays between 9:30 and 12 in the spring and summer, the entrance to the museum can get really crowded with people watching the cheese market making it difficult to access. If you are in a wheelchair, it is best to avoid the museum during these times. There are various parking options within a 5 minute walk of the museum. On cheese market days, it is highly recommended that you arrive at least an hour before the market begins to secure a nearby parking place. If traveling by taxi, the company Accessible Travel Netherlands can make arrangements for you. If going by public transportation, the Centraal Station is a 15 minute walk away from the Museum.
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