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Clog experience Marken

Marken has a special tradition for a marriage proposal. The man decorated his best wooden clogs with the most beautiful motifs during his sea voyages and gave them to the girl of his dreams when he returned. If she was wearing the clogs, she accepted the marriage proposal and everyone could see it. In Marken, clogs are still common and in the clog experience you can see how clogs are made. Also showcases with old and special clogs and a museum can be found. Jump in and buy a pair of clogs.

About the Clog experience in Marken

In the clog factory you can see how the clog is made and also buy a pair. In the museum section you will find an explanation about the history of the wooden shoe and why it was used so frequently in the Netherlands. A working steam engine from 1913 also shows how clogs used to be made. A wooden shoe tree can be found at the clog factory. It is a tree made of clogs.