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Nelis' Dutch Village

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12350 James St, Holland, MI 49424-8613
+1 616-396-1475
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Bunnies and Ice Cream

We went to Dutch Village in August 2017. It is small in size and more for kids under 7. The shoe... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alisa C
Great for small kids and good for adults wanting to experience a little bit of Dutch heritage

My young kids loved this place. They went on the rides lots of times, petted the animals and joined... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Omaha, Nebraska
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A visit to Nelis' Dutch Village is like a step back into the Netherlands of over 100 years ago on a day when a festival came to town. Watch old Dutch craft demonstrations and Dutch klompen dancers. Taste 22 kinds of Dutch cheeses, beautiful Dutch architecture and listen to the Golden Angel street organ. Includes unlimited rides on the Ferris wheel, carousel and Dutch chair swing ride. Unique shopping, Dutch cafe and pub, and fudge and ice cream.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“petting zoo” (71 reviews)
“ferris wheel” (69 reviews)
“goat” (45 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
12350 James St, Holland, MI 49424-8613
+1 616-396-1475
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Dutch Village in August 2017. It is small in size and more for kids under 7. The shoe making presentation was not interesting. My daughter enjoyed the petting zoo that has lots of bunnies you can hold. You can also feed goats....More

Thank Alisa C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My young kids loved this place. They went on the rides lots of times, petted the animals and joined in a traditional Dutch dance. We all found the wooden shoe presentation to be interesting and the girls got to try some on. Of course they...More

Thank jasandamy
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I was pretty excited about this place and it was boring. The highlight was the petting zoo which I can do anywhere. I wanted to see more culture. We watched some kids perform a Dutch dance and the guy kicked off his wooden shoe, that...More

Thank BethMorrison6
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Apparently the village isn't open after summer which is a shame. I'm too old for the rides but it would've been nice to wander around the grounds, it looked pretty. The store is huge and was open.

Thank Dean92802
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We took our granddaughter there, and had a blast. At first I thought it was a bit expensive, but the admission price included the rides (yes, there are only a few), and the chance to see a lot different animals WITH their young. My granddaughter...More

Thank foreveryoung112233
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Our grandkids had so much fun visiting the at Holland Dutch Village. Lots of great rides, activities and demonstration on making wooden shoes. Overall a wonderful experience for the whole family.

Thank JDinger2014
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This attraction is very much a summer venue. My wife and I visited off-season, but still enjoyed the open gift shop very much. This attraction is probably most meaningful to people with a Dutch heritage.

Thank 1Gerrit48
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Complete with buildings that resemble those found in the Netherlands, this is a great place to take the family. There are quaint shopsand places to see that will satisfy the whole family.

Thank 484karlc
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We had a family vacation in Holland and my mother-in-law and I took my 2 and 4 year old here for the afternoon. The kids had a great time and it was great for that age group. It was a little expensive for what it...More

Thank Jben614
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Here is a very nice mini village in the replica of the Netherlands. You will find a lot of neat things to see that have actually been shipped over here from the Netherlands including the largest and very old music box. All the workers dress...More

Thank mysnnygrl
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11 August 2017|
Response from Thomas B | Reviewed this property |
don't know the answer to both questions. I have taken my grandkids on alk rides. the Ferris wheel may have a height restriction. the zip line is obviously for taller and stronger kids and the hand operated train cars require... More
13 July 2017|
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Response from Bergmensch_WRS | Reviewed this property |
2017 Admission Prices Adult$12 Senior(65+)$11 Child(3-15)$10 Entrance to the store and restaurant is free.
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9 May 2017|
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Response from DVBurgemeester | Property representative |
Yes, we are open 7 days a week from opening day, April 29, 2017 to Labor Day in September, and then weekends in September.