windmill

Windmills are an iconic part of the Dutch landscape and a visit to one is a must for visitors to the Netherlands. There are eight windmills located in and around Amsterdam – some functional, some repurposed – and windmill spotting is a great way to see the city. As you head out to the surrounding area, there are many more working mills to be discovered.

List of attractions

What should you see when you visit Amsterdam? The city has attractions to entertain visitors of all ages and the I amsterdam City Card offers free or ...

Windmills in Amsterdam

Windmills are an iconic part of the Dutch landscape, and a visit to one is a must for visitors to the Netherlands. And with eight windmills located in...

Places of interest

Amsterdam has plenty of museums, shopping streets, theatres and guided tours, but there is still more to see. Here's a collection of recommended place...

De Bloem/De Blom Windmill

Haarlemmerweg 465
1055 PK AMSTERDAM
This is octagonal smock windmill was once a flour mill. Though it’s still turning, the windmill is no longer in service. Inside, a...

d'Admiraal Windmill

Noordhollandschkanaaldk 21
1034 ZL AMSTERDAM
Just north of the former village of Buiksloot, d’Admiraal Windmill stands next to the Noordhollandsch Canal. The octagonal smock w...

De Zandhaas

Wustelaan 83
2071 AE SANTPOORT-NOORD
This octagonal tower mill was built in 1779 and titled ‘De Santhaes’. In both 1964 and 1996 it enjoyed periods of restoration, ens...

De Gooyer Windmill

Funenkade 5
1018 AL AMSTERDAM
This octagonal windmill dates from 1725 and once served as a flour mill. The large windmill is a distinctive feature of the lands...

Korenmolen De Leeuw

Zijdstraat 28
1431 ED AALSMEER
Korenmolen De Leeuw is a grinding windmill that can be found in Aalsmeer, a town located just south of Amsterdam.

Riekermolen - Windmill

De Borcht 10
1083 AC AMSTERDAM
De Riekermolen is a historic polder drainage windmill that dates back to 1636. It sits proudly on the bank of the River Amstel in ...

Water mill 1200 Roe

Haarlemmerweg 701
1063 LE AMSTERDAM
Not many people are aware that the city of Amsterdam has 8 windmills - one of them being Water mill 1200 Roe. This octagonal windm...

Windmills at the Zaanse Schans

Schansend 7
1509 AW ZAANDAM
The Zaanse Schans is an open-air museum that’s fun for all ages. Open year round, Zaans Schans is a free outdoor park with a colle...