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Internationales Wind- und Wassermuehlen-Museum

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a different kind of museum

First a warning, this is not somewhere to visit on a wet day! Yes, by its very nature this is a... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
AndiPayne
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Unexpected

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 October 24, 2016
Dr-S-White
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2 May 2018
“a different kind of museum”
24 Oct 2016
“Unexpected”
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Bromer Str. 2, 38518 Gifhorn, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

First a warning, this is not somewhere to visit on a wet day! Yes, by its very nature this is a mostly outdoors place, a collection of windmills and watermills from around the world with the curios addition of the Russian churches (yep makes no...More

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Reviewed October 24, 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

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Reviewed July 19, 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 May 18, 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 September 6, 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 July 31, 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 May 19, 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

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Reviewed July 25, 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 April 25, 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 May 7, 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

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