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Internationales Wind- und Wassermuehlen-Museum

Bromer Str. 2, 38518 Gifhorn, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 5371 55466
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I wasn't expecting to enjoy this, but I really did. It's a pretty place to walk around and see all... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
Windmills from all over the world!

This was a lovely place to spend a few hours strolling the grounds. The weather was perfect and... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
Bradenton, Florida
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24 Oct 2016
19 Jul 2016
“Windmills from all over the world!”
Bromer Str. 2, 38518 Gifhorn, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 5371 55466
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

I wasn't expecting to enjoy this, but I really did. It's a pretty place to walk around and see all the different types of wind and water mills. The lunch hall serves good beer and baked items (not sure if the flour is milled on...More

Thank Dr-S-White
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This was a lovely place to spend a few hours strolling the grounds. The weather was perfect and there were so many good photo opportunities. It was interesting to see the variety of windmills and water wheels.

Thank Rautx
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The museum is probably the best in the world. It features water and windmills from all over the world. The open air water and windmilsl are exact replicas or the real windmills like the one from Korea. The museums inside has miniature windmilsl from many...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We had a fantastic day here last week, it was amazing to walk round the wind,ills and even went into one and walked to the top, resulting in fabulous views of the town. Lovely coffee and cake in the cafe and the children could run...More

Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Our teen was very unsure as to whether this was a good place to go, but at the end she gave it 4/5. Our younger daughter (9) loved it. A clean, well laid out site with original and replica windmills from all over the world....More

Thank Kirstin W
Reviewed 19 May 2015

The display of real and model windmills was quite extensive and well presented. The staff were friendly and helpful and the grounds enjoyable to walk through. I was disappointed that the information signs were only in German, therefore not fully understood by international travellers which...More

1  Thank hutcho47
Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

We have noticed the windmills from the car on our journey to tge Autostadt. It took our attention so we decided to come back the next day. 10 euro entrance looked a bit high but finally we were glad we've gone in. There are windmills...More

2  Thank Tabinka
Reviewed 25 April 2014

If you are in the Gifhorn area of Germany don't miss the Windmill Museum. Its really worth spending two or three hours there. The Restaurant serves excellent light lunches. The soup is wonderful! They also bake their own bread. The windmills are really interesting, don't...More

1  Thank easylacer
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Small museums are fairly common when traveling and most are barely worth the time to stop. Gifhorn is one of the exceptions. If you are driving to/from Hamburg then take the time (about 1 hour) to divert through Gifhorn to this museum. The Museum is...More

Thank BrettJR
Reviewed 16 August 2012

You can see windmills from all over different countrys. But its also just relaxing to stroll around in a beautiful park. For the russian church you pay extra but it is worth to go inside.

1  Thank Therese59
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