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.

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...

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 ...

Molenmuseum

Museumlaan 18
1541 LP KOOG AAN DE ZAAN
The Windmill Museum is situated in a stately building on the edge of the Koger Park and gives the visitor a complete picture of th...

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...

Molen de Adriaan

Papentorenvest 1A
2011 AV HAARLEM
No visit to Haarlem is complete without calling by for a guided tour of the Molen de Adriaan, a windmill close to the town centre....

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 ...