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Green's Windmill

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Address: Windmill Lane | Sneinton, Nottingham NG2 4QB, England
Phone Number: +44 115 915 6878
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Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Green's Windmill is a restored 19th Century tower mill, once home to...
Green's Windmill is a restored 19th Century tower mill, once home to mathematical physicist George Green. Turning again since 1986, climb to the top of our windmill and see how our sails turn grain into flour. In our interactive Science Centre discover the remarkable story of George Green, and experiment with light, electricity and magnetism. There's something for all the family!
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An interesting surprise

Excellent value and quirky interesting science facts. Extremely friendly & helpful staff. We spotted the windmill out of the hotel window and decided to take a walk and explore... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Excellent value and quirky interesting science facts. Extremely friendly & helpful staff. We spotted the windmill out of the hotel window and decided to take a walk and explore. It is a working mill & you can buy the flour.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

As a Nottingham resident we go to the mill few times a year. On a normal weekend day there's an interactive museum, a cup of tea and a trip to the too of the mill to take in the views and learn about how four in milled. In the museum you can learn about the scientific contributions of former owner... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The windmill is located on a small hill in Sneinton (Eastern part of Nottingham). Walking up is a nice exercise on a Saturday morning and takes only about 25 minutes from Nottingham city centre. Mill and the whole centre are opened to public and are fully functional, meaning that the flour is being produced whilst you are walking around the... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We spent about three hours here during half term. The weather was horrid but that didn't stop the staff from being very friendly and going out of their way to give lots of information about the mill and future events. Admission is free but we paid £3 for our daughter to participate in the salt dough activity and this included... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

wow what a find today. I've driven past this so many times in the last 30 years and didn't know what what actually here. A great place for young children. Today we did salt dough modelling and painting, wandered around the science centre which is small but enough to for two small children to be entertained for an hour and... More 

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nottingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The process of making flour seen and explained. The mill is now not working all the time but the web site will aid both in finding the venue and in opening times. I also bought some stone ground flour which has been excellent for making bread. The mill is ideal for small groups and families. Set on an inline, I'm... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I visited with my husband as he enjoys photography. Great photo's to be taken, interesting history and find out how the mill works. Well worth a visit.

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Tehran, Iran
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

As an adult this place really does not offer any special moment or attraction for you, but I am sure kids will enjoy. It has lovely and very kind and helpful staff working there.

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Worth a trip if you are interested in windmills generally. Well maintained. Great trip for whole family also - obviously check opening times ahead of trip.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Amazing working windmill in Sneiton, Nottingham. As well as the windmill there is a hands-on maths museum and a lot of history told about the mathematician George Green. There is a cafe, a shop and a great playground for kids. ALL FREE. the volunteer staff are very friendly and extremely helpful. The windmill sails are being rebuilt at the moment... More 

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