MILLS
INCLUDING THE NEW
MILL MUSEUM

at the Zaanse Schans

… all at walking distance.
Tickets are available at each
mill and in the museum.
Care to save time? Just buy
your tickets.

WELCOME IN THE WORLD OF
WINDMILLS AT THE ZAANSCHE SCHANS!

Did you by any chance know that the Zaanstreek hosted the first industrial area since the Golden Age? Being home to more than 1,000 windmills?! They produced paper, pearl barley, dyes, flour, spices, all kinds of oils, wooden planks and beams. You may visit up to 6 of these wooden giants, with their rotating blades and crackling production engines, at the Zaanse Schans on a daily basis.

THE NEW MILL MUSEUM:
AN INTERACTIVE TIME TRAVEL
FOR YOUNG AND OLD

Discover the important role these mills played in the economic surge of The Netherlands as from the Golden Age. At the mill museum you will experience everything about trade, culture, and wealth. But also about hard labour, poverty, and social development. A visit to the mill museum is a true time travel for young and old. An interactive exploration that will tentalize all your senses. Read more >

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A SELECTION FROM OUR 13 MILLS