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Windmill De Vlieger is a poldermill built in 1621 to drain the Veen- en Binckhorstpolder. Its scoopwheel of more than 5 meters can drain the water from the polder up to a height of 1 meter. The mill is still fully operational and runs regularly. It...more
A working mill Molen de Vlieger in Voorburg The Netherlands built in 1621 to drain the Veen- en Binckhorst polder on a farm.
Definition of a polder is a low-lying tract of land surrounded by dikes, a depression, that form an artificial hydrological entity. There...More
We are family of five staying at Duinrell and wanted to visit a windmill as our youngest (8) loves them...... we cycled just under 7 miles to this windmill which I found on trip advisor. What a fantastic windmill with so much history and all...More
Date of experience: May 2018
MolenDeVlieger1621, Secretaris Stichting Molen de Vlieger at Molen De Vlieger, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018
Sorry for our very late reaction but certainly do appreciate your comments.
We will inform our volunteer about your comments.
Thank you very much
That's what the friendly guide told me when he started the tour of this beautiful windmill. Located in a picture perfect location, the windmill is a good place to visit. For just 3 euros you get a guided tour of this windmill museum which lasted...More
Date of experience: May 2018
MolenDeVlieger1621, Secretary Stichting Molen de Vlieger at Molen De Vlieger, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018
Windmill "de vlieger" in the heart of Voorburg is a wonderful example of a typical historical Dutch windmill used to drain the polder to regulate water for farmland. The mill gives you an impression of what life was like for a miller and an ordinary...More
Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Emlyn S
MolenDeVlieger1621, Secretaris, Stichting Molen De Vlieger at Molen De Vlieger, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017
Thank you for your nice comments. We do whatever is possible to keep the mill in its best conditions and to give a good impression on how life was lived in the mill in the past.
It is good to see you enjoyed the visit....More
The location is unique, between "Essesteijn" children's farm and a high flat but when you walk a little bit to the green area, you will see this beautiful windmill totally different, like on a postcard. It was closed on Sunday when we're there but we...More
Date of experience: August 2017
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MolenDeVlieger1621, Secretary Stichting Molen De Vlieger at Molen De Vlieger, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018
Sorry to have missed you for a visit. The mill is open for visits every wednesday and saterday between 13.30h and 16.30h from April till end of October.
We visited this place with the family it is we really are nice but is nobody there walking a round but is very green and nice my family enjoy thatMore
Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Mehrdad A
PoldermolenDeVlieger, Secretary Stichting Molen de Vlieger at Molen De Vlieger, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2017
Thank you for visiting the surroundings of Molen de Vlieger. I hope you also visited the mill inside because it is realy wonderfull. This poldermill which is almost 400 years old is still able to do its work as before. Now it is furnished as...More
The guided tour with the resourceful Henk was very enlightening on the great history of Molen De Vlieger. It is amazing how everything is kept in the Molen reflecting the daily life of the miller, you almost feel he's going to enter from the door...More
Date of experience: October 2016
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Management response:Responded November 13, 2016
Thank you very much for your enthousiastic comments on your visit to our mill.
We will ensure that Henk will get this feedback.
All our guides have their own personal touch for the tour through the mill to make sure our visitors the best view...More
I have visited several Dutch wind mills with my business partners active in renewables but De Vlieger proved to be the best exhibit so far. If you look for a pretty picture in a polder go to Stolwijk or Kinderdijk. But if you want to...More
Date of experience: March 2016
1 Thank Rob K
Management response:Responded August 14, 2016
Thank you very much for your positive reaction about your visit at our mill De Vlieger.
We appreciate this very much.
Visting the windmill built in 1621. It's an amazing experience to come inside, go upstair to explore how it built n worked to ground their grain n keep their feet dry; how the miller n family lived and worked there. The place isn't big but...More
Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Christina L
Molen_de_Vlieger, Tour Guide Team Molen de Vlieger at Molen De Vlieger, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2016
thank you for your feedback on TripAdvisor. We appreciate this very much.
Please do spread the message of your amazing experience as much as possible to your friends.
We will be happy to welcome them in our mill.
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