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Museummolen Schermerhorn

Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Great experience

We have been windmill spotting these last few days on our trip, so when we heard about this museum... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Wonderful opportunity to see a working windmill in a non-commercialized setting

We toured the museum as part of a private day tour from Amsterdam, and I think it was our favorite... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
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Noordervaart 2, 1636 VL Schermerhorn, The Netherlands
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

We have been windmill spotting these last few days on our trip, so when we heard about this museum we were keen to visit. You can have a leisurely look around everywhere without feeling you are being pushed along by other visitors. You start with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

We toured the museum as part of a private day tour from Amsterdam, and I think it was our favorite part. When we arrived, there was only one other family there. We watched a brief video (in English) about the history of flooding and windmills...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

This is our third trip to the Netherlands and we still come back to this windmill museum. It is a beautiful windmill surrounded by others in the area. The inside is well restored and preserved. The mill, grounds, museum, and shop are meticulously maintained. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Walter S
Reviewed April 4, 2018

A real working windmill, and you are able to klim all the way to the top on the inside. Its a great place to see a real working windmill. Its just a couple off minutes drive from the city of Alkmaar.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Smikkelbeer1
Reviewed August 9, 2017

My boyfriend and I visited the windmill on a small group tour and it was a lovely experience. Very few other tourists there, our guide was incredibly well informed but even if he hadn't been there's an actuall windmill guy there who answers all your...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

When in Holland a windmill visit is a must. Interesting small museum incorporating shop, film in English and Dutch explaining the history of the windmill and a windmill itself. Can climb virtually to the top of the operating Mill and see first hand the workings....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 147ChrisB
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Our group of cyclist stopped here to take in the area, we were all very impressed with the many features this Museum has to offer. From educational, operational and historical perspectives. We took the climb up to the top of the windmill to experience the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Good_time_Ahead
Reviewed May 10, 2017

We visited the Schermerhorn windmill museum as part of our day trip with Tom's Tours and found it quite enlightening. Unfortunately the weather was not the best, wet and windy, so we didn't feel like staying outside for very long to view the windmills from...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank ImmerWandern
Reviewed October 4, 2016

The windmill was a stop on our tour through That Dam Guide. We were a small group of 12 on a day tour and this stop was part of it. We were able to go inside the windmill and all the way to the top...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Beachgalxo
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Our guide for the day brought us here instead of the more crowded windmill museums. We loved it. We were able to get personalized tours and explanations. A must see if you are in this part of the world.

Date of experience: July 2016
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