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Zaanse Schans: Authentic Dutch Windmill Entrance Ticket

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11 reviews

Activity provider: De Zaansche Molen
Entry ticket

Zaanse Schans: Authentic Dutch Windmill Entrance Ticket

Activity provider: De Zaansche Molen

From US$ 5.93 per person

Explore an authentic working windmill at the famous windmill village Zaanse Schans. Learn about the history of the windmills and discover how they work from the inside.

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Dutch, English
Wheelchair accessible


  • Visit an authentic Dutch windmill and learn about its history
  • See how the windmill saws the wood into planks
  • Watch how the windmill grinds a variety of natural dyes
  • Get the chance to talk to a Dutch miller
  • Choose to enter windmill Het Jonge Schaep (sawing windmill) or De Kat (paint windmill)
Full description
Enjoy an afternoon learning about the inner workings of windmills in the village of Zaanse Schans. To begin, find out how the mill saws a tree into a plank and then learn more about the history of the famous Dutch windmills at an exhibition in the basement of the mill. Next, come inside the world's last-remaining, still-working paint windmill, which is dated back to 1782. If there is enough wind, you can even experience the grinding process and watch how the mill grinds chalk under the large grind stones. In the back of the mill is where the loggers stands, and it is where tropical wood is chopped. Be sure to check out the impressive working wooden interior of this "old" industrial factory.
  • Entrance ticket
  • Food and drinks
  • Guided tour
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  • Wheelchair users

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Not allowed

  • Smoking
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4.1 /5

based on 11 reviews

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January 4, 2023

80% fotograferende irritante Japanners om je heen die aan alle kanten om je heen rennen en selfies en foto’s maken.

September 24, 2022


Pensavo che l'acquisto dei biglietti di accesso ad un vero mulino mi avrebbe mostrato il funzionamento del mulino (in questo caso una segheria). Invece era tutto fermo e i proprietari comodamente seduti a chiacchierare. Quello che ho osservato l'avrei potuto benissimo vedere semplicemente dalle foto pubblicate sul sito.

August 18, 2022


Product ID: 388812