Oude Kaasmakerij

West Flanders

This interactive, mildly interesting cheese museum compares old and new cheesemaking techniques while a gratuitously naked Cleopatra figure takes a bath in plastic asses’ milk. It's 1.2km west of Tyne Cot.

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Nearby West Flanders attractions

1. Tyne Cot CWGC Cemetary


Probably the most-visited Salient site, this is the world’s biggest British Commonwealth war cemetery, with 11,956 graves. A huge semicircular wall…

2. Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917

1.62 MILES

Within the grounds of Kasteelpark Zonnebeke you'll find this polished WWI museum charting local battle progressions with plenty of multilingual…

3. Kasteelpark Zonnebeke

1.62 MILES

This lake-fronted Normandy-chalet-style mansion and gardens are located in the centre of Zonnebeke village. The mansion was built in 1922 to replace a…

5. Hooge Crater Museum

3.56 MILES

In a quaint repurposed chapel on the Ypres–Menen road (N8), this small but characterful two-room museum is entered between assorted WWI sandbags, rusty…

6. Park Bellewaerde


This grand-scale high-adrenaline amusement park is the perfect place to give the kids a break from the histories of war.

7. Langemark Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof

3.61 MILES

The Salient's largest German WWI cemetery is smaller than Tyne Cot but arguably more memorable, amid oak trees and trios of squat, mossy crosses. Some 44…