Writing history in Haarlem

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The old city center of Haarlem is characterized by small streets, rustic courtyards and a variety of churches. You will visit some of these places that normally remain hidden. During the tour you will discover how wealthy Haarlem residents left their legacy in the city by creating housing for the less fortunate and how churches changed their function and you will discover which important inventions were made by a resident of Haarlem 
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  • The game is not timed, so take your time

Places you will visit


It will take you

90-120 mins

You will walk

4600 steps

Total distance

3.5 km


  • Walk through the picturesque streets of Haarlem

  • Visit several characteristic Haarlem courtyards

  • Walk along the canal where the Haarlem breweries used to be located

  • End your journey on the central square of the city


You are Laurens assistant. Laurens is about to make an important invention that will change the world.

To prove the true value of his invention he needs some important documents. These documents are in the possession of a number of wealthy Haarlem residents and churches.

Laurens has asked you to collect these documents and has given you the first address where you will receive further instructions

Game route

Starting point Jopenkerk Haarlem
52.381447, 4.629903
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Renate Van Kekeren

28 Oct 2023
leuke wandeling langs mooie plekjes van Haarlem, je ziet stukjes Haarlem waar je anders niet snel komt

Marcel van Kekeren

28 Oct 2023

Kayley Robinson

26 Oct 2023
Some superb sites to see, some clues require you to put in a full answer when part is already given (… year) which was a little frustrating after assuming our answer was wrong! No real storyline but an incredible way to see places we’ve not seen during previous trips to Haarlem.

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  • Discover new places

    As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.

  • Solve puzzles, crack riddles

    You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.

  • Learn fun history

    Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.

  • Role-play

    Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.


Renate Van Kekeren
4000 XP
Marcel van Kekeren
4000 XP
Kayley Robinson
3549 XP