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Address: 1 Lincoln Ave, Holland, MI 49423
Phone Number: 616-355-1030
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Amazing Windmill

I have never taken the tour, only kayaked around the island. I had no idea how gigantic this mill is, pictures do not give it justice. The tulips in the spring are also an added... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
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Lordsburg, New Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We spent about 3 hours here in the morning. Took the tour of the windmill (you can go all the way to the top and learn about engineering and human ingenuity), grounds, museum, and observed the dutch folk dance also. An enjoyable time and great way to start the day in Holland. This site has it all, including unique plants/greenhouse... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

It was nice for us to enter the Windmill Island. We were warmly welcomed and it gave us a little taste of the Netherlands. They had a row of houses with the Dutch look. The first one illustrated some aspects of the Netherlands in the past. Their biggest treat is the Zwaan windmill, that was bought directly from the Netherlands.... More 

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Lordsburg, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I have never taken the tour, only kayaked around the island. I had no idea how gigantic this mill is, pictures do not give it justice. The tulips in the spring are also an added bonus.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I liked that it was not an artificial Entertainment park, but actually very authentic. It is a nice place to visit with the whole family. The Mill tour is interesting, you can have a nice walk through the park and afterwards buy some dutch specialties (yummy!) in the gift shop. Kids love the animals. Overall nice activity for Holland besides... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Strolling along the trails & canal is lovely with all the flowers. The windmill tour was interesting, then followed by a dutch dance. The shops look like an authentic old dutch village.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

These gardens were beautifully maintained. So many different flowers! Many I have never seen. It's near the downtown area to add some shopping or other attractions to the day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is downtown off of 8th st. Very nice place to take children and adult's as well. Best to go during the month of May so you are here for the TULIP TIME PARADE. There is alot to see AND THE FLOWER'S ARE SO BEAUTIFUL. Adult's enjoy this as much if not more than the children do. You will love... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Impressive windmill, great flowers, nice play area for children, and room for kids to run. The Windmill is an authentic Dutch working windmill with interesting tours.

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Holland, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

While Windmill Island isn't an entertainment center, it has gorgeous gardens, easy walking trails, not too long, of course the beautiful Windmill, which does grind flour. Higly recommend seeing this historic treasure and the gardens surrounding it. There are a few small shops, and a small play area for smaller children and their beautifully restoried merry go round. A must... More 

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Spring Valley, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I visted here as child and remembered it so well and wanted to back as an adult to by my self a pair of wooden shoes I could wear. As a Kid my parents would only by me the small size to put on my dresser. So I went back with 2 of my friends for the tulip festival it... More 

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