Zaanse Schans: Wooden Shoe Painting Workshop

Zaanse Schans: Wooden Shoe Painting Workshop

From $36.18 per person

Experience the art of wooden shoe painting for yourself. Choose your preferred wooden shoe variety and let your imagination go wild.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 1.5 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM
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English, Dutch
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Experience the art of wooden shoe painting
  • Enjoy local Dutch cookies and candy while painting
  • Learn about history of wooden shoe decorating
Full description
Arrive at the wooden shoe workshop in Zaanse Schans. You'll be greeted by your host, who will take you to a private workshop space on the first floor. Choose from 3 types of wooden shoe souvenirs to paint. Your host will explain to you the basic rules of painting a wooden shoe. During the workshop you will get some more insights and information about the history and practical use of wooden shoe painting. Enjoy your drinks, Dutch cookies and candies during the workshop. Special quick-drying paint is used to paint your own wooden shoe. This means that you can take your wooden shoe home half an hour after the workshop is finished.
  • Wooden shoe painting workshop
  • Coffee, tea and lemonade
  • Dutch cookies and Stroopwafels
  • Your painted wooden shoe to take home
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 5 years
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Prepare for the activity

    Meeting point

    Look for a "wooden shoe painting workshop" sign, on the left side of the demonstration area. Your host will pick you up downstairs. Door opens 15 minutes before the starting time.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Clothes that can get dirty

    Know before you go

    • Please note that you have to climb one flight of stairs to reach the workshop area
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