Do this because
Visit an authentic typical Dutch windmill and learn about its history
Experience views of the windmills from the top floor of the museum
See a digital interactive map with all the windmills of the Zaan region
Hear stories of the people that lived and worked in the windmills
What to expect
Travel back in time to discover the driving force behind the success of the Netherlands during the Golden Age with your combi ticket to the World of Windmills. Enjoy an interactive journey that will tantalize all your senses at the Mill Museum. Then, visit real working mills from the 17th century to experience their power, sound, movements and smells.
Learn about the area where more than 1100 windmills once stood inside the interactive Mill Museum. Explore the rich history of the mills, listen to the stories of the people who lived and worked here.
Get the full experience by talking with one of the many volunteers that are standing in the museums and talk to the millers. They are happy to answer all the questions you may have!
COVID-19 informationThe following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
The experience complies with government regulations
Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test may be required, please confirm the local requirements before your visit
World of Windmills combo ticket
Kalverringdijk 30, Zaansche Schans, Zaandam
Enter the museum with your ticket anytime during open hours.
Vereniging de Zaansche molen
Important to know
- Your World of Windmills combo ticket is:
- Is an open ticket valid for 1 year from the date of purchase
- Allows you to visit two industrial mills and the Mill Museum