Adventure in Windmill Wonderland

Adventure in Windmill Wonderland

Experience the history of our struggle against the water

The windmills of Kinderdijk have kept the water at bay for centuries. Enjoy an inspiring windmill adventure full of spinning sails, the creaking of wooden machines, and real millers working to keep our feet dry!

Come and live the adventure of a miller's life!

Come and live the adventure of a miller's life!

Discover how it feels to set a windmill in motion. Use the power of the wind and the cleverness of technology to keep our Dutch feet dry!

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Step inside a real windmill and feel the power of the wind!

Step inside a real windmill and feel the power of the wind!

A windmill is a marvel of technology. Step inside a real mill at Kinderdijk, where you will see, hear. feel, and smell how creaking wheels and squeaking shafts are set in motion by the wind!

Adventure awaits! Dive into the history of the Dutch struggle against the water!

Adventure awaits! Dive into the history of the Dutch struggle against the water!

The mills and pumps of Kinderdijk are ancient weapons in our struggle against the water. Here, you will find out everything about the thrilling history of the land below sea level!

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“This must never go away”

You should see this once in your life. Very well maintained. A paradise for (amateur) photographers. Beautiful views to dream away.

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“Windmills, windmills”

It's very impressive to see all the mills together. Especially when the mills are rotating, it is lovely to walk through this landscape. Definitely worth a look.

Group activities

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Come to the School for Millers

Come to the School for Millers

Are you in school and curious about the technology behind our mills? Become a miller's helper and learn to operate a windmill yourself!

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The millwright's workshop

The millwright's workshop

As we have to keep our mills ready for action, a look around our millwright's workshop will show you how we make every effort to keep these old giants in top shape.

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Tour Boat

Tour Boat

Embarked on our comfortable tour boats, you’ll see all of Kinderdijk World Heritage from the water that is the source of the Kinderdijk story!

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Tour guides

Tour guides

Our well-trained tour guides add a special touch to your group visit. Their personal stories and knowledge will tell you all there is to know about living on land below sea level.

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Other activities

There is a lot more you can do at Kinderdijk
Kinderdijk in winter

Kinderdijk in winter

The winter period is a great time to visit Kinderdijk UNESCO World Heritage and enjoy a windmill winter wonderland.

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Wisboom Visitors Centre

Wisboom Visitors Centre

Dive right into the story of Kinderdijk and its struggle with the water!

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Museum mills

Museum mills

Curious how a windmill looks inside? Visit one of the museum mills and learn everything about life in the past.

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Kinderdijk app

Kinderdijk app

Get even more out of your visit with the Kinderdijk app, and enjoy audio tours, maps, added information, and much more besides!

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Hiking in land below sea level

Hiking in land below sea level

Wander to your heart's content in the Kinderdijk area. Discover great hiking trails leading past old mills, lush green landscapes, and the fresh breeze under Dutch cloudscapes!

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Photos and photographers

Photos and photographers

With a camera or smartphone in hand, anyone can become a Dutch Master, because between the Kinderdijk windmills, you'll take the best pictures of the Netherlands!

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Cycling in Windmill Country

Cycling in Windmill Country

The Dutch love their bicycles, and some of their best cycling routes take you past Kinderdijk, through a historical landscape full of natural and cultural treasures!

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To Kinderdijk in a real horsetram

To Kinderdijk in a real horsetram

Taking your time to see all of our windmills from the back of an old-fashioned Dutch horsetram is a real adventure for any visitor!

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