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Address: Nederwaard 1, 2961 AS Kinderdijk, The Netherlands
Phone Number:
+31 78 691 2830
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11:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Kinderdijk UNESCO World Heritage site is a unique icon of Dutch water...

The Kinderdijk UNESCO World Heritage site is a unique icon of Dutch water management and control. All the phases of the history of our struggle against water are still visible here. The unique collection of 19 mills in an authentic Dutch landscape is an eye catcher. Museum windmill Nederwaard shows how families lived and worked in our mills around 1900. And in Museum windmill Blokweer you can experience working as a miller. View our multi-screen film in the Visitors Centre, located in the former steam-driven pumping station. Get on board of our electric vessel, the Prince Friso, and view Kinderdijk from the water. Feel the wind, smell the water and listen to the sound of the windmills. The Kinderdijk World Heritage site is open almost the entire year!

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We visited on a very cold, blustery day in December - and this was worth every shivering minute that we spent out there! We arrived early, so were among the first to enter that... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited on a very cold, blustery day in December - and this was worth every shivering minute that we spent out there! We arrived early, so were among the first to enter that day, as the caretaker was setting up the windmill for the day. I don't know which we liked best -- touring the interior, seeing how the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was never on my list of things to do but our visit was amazing. My wife booked tickets online and we arrived early (opens at 11 on sundays. Come early for parking) the site is simply stunning.This is what you imagine when you think of historic Holland. With the higjest concentration of windmills in holland this UNESCO world heritage... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's winter time and the sight is still lovely. The canal cruiser is closed during winter but canal hopper was open. Hop on and visited 2 mills museums: first one you can go up to the 3rd floor , some of the millers items are on display, nice insight to their lives then. Next mill is more modern and you... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to understand famous Netherlands mill story however my boat trip was too short and no tour detail.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The area was amazing with lots of walks around the water pounds.Going inside a water mill was very educational. The tour guides were extremely informative. Cafe and gift shop in the area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting place to know how people live inside the windmill houses in the past. You can go inside and explore the 3 floors house, decorated with old furniture, historical photos. It was quite crowded when several tour groups came inside the small house altogether.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We toured one of he windmills and visited the modern pumping station as part of our Viking cruise up the Rhine River. The late December day we were there was cold and foggy but the views made for some lovely photos of the landscape. There are two gift shops and a visitor centre, along with the pumping station (of which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

MY last time in the Netherlands I took a friend with me because people are are always asking if they can come with me to Europe . I took David to the inside of a 17 century windmill and climbed up the inside of it by ladder and watched the workings of it still going . I enjoyed stepping inside... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Kinderdijk is located on the Alblasserwaard polder at the confluence of the Lek and Noord rivers, is home to 19 windmills that were built around 1740 to help control water and reclaim the land on which the polder sits.. Some of these mill are inhabited and the engineering was simple and yet so effective and efficient. Wooden cogs, gears and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a real mill house of the old times..here you can see how hard was living and working in these placese many years ago..!!

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