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Windmill Island Gardens

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Tour of Windmill very interesting

If you've never seen a windmill up close I would recommend this place. They provide the history and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
George H
Pacific, Missouri
Highly Recommend

Very interesting history of the area and the windmill. Beautiful park to leisurely walk through... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Windmill Island Gardens is home to de Zwaan windmill, the last mill allowed to be transported from the Netherlands. de Zwaan still functions by grinding locally-grown grain into flour that is sold to visitors and local businesses. A highlight of...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1 Lincoln Ave, Holland, MI 49423-2988
+1 616-355-1030
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Reviewed 3 days ago

go during the Tulip Time festival. it is worth it if you love flowers and enjoy seeing the different kinds and colors. good food too and many things to learn about the history of Holland. MI over all is a wonderful state to visit

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First of all...I love the fact they are dog friendly. Dogs aren’t allowed in the mill or stores but welcomed in the gardens. My husband and I took turns doing the windmill tour while the other watched the dogs. It worked out just fine. The...More

Thank Ashley E
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you've never seen a windmill up close I would recommend this place. They provide the history and a nice walking tour inside a working windmill which was relocated here from the Netherlands. The grounds are very pretty with manicured lawns and many flowers. Wear...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting history of the area and the windmill. Beautiful park to leisurely walk through and enjoy a afternoon. We visited right after Labor Day so it was not crowded but very enjoyable.

Thank overthehill2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited there off season so there were not so many flowers to see but the $10 admission was worth it to take a guided tour of the WORKING windmill transported from Holland and rebuilt and refurbished here. Has the only American who is a certified...More

1  Thank Doug V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved our visit here. The tour of the windmill was very informative and interesting (Linda is an awesome tour guide!) and the gardens are beautiful, even after tulip season. There is a carousel and playground for the kids, plus a gift shop with...More

1  Thank Suzie V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gardens are lovely. There are lots of activities for children and adults. The gift shop has many collectibles imported from Holland. A very nice and relaxing way to spend a few hours or a whole day.

Thank Clriha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The grounds are beautiful and the mill is most impressive, but the really interesting part that I enjoyed was meeting the Miller, Alisa Crawford. She is only 1 (of two) female millers in the world and the only Dutch trained miller int the U.S. The...More

Thank jag33437
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way back from Canada. The flower gardens are well manicured and maintained. Flowers everywhere! We took the tour of the only windmill in the United States brought over from Netherlands. Still working today grinding grains for various flours for human consumption...More

Thank Schlieckau
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Too many people on the tour, and it made it tight. They should have split the group in two. A large number came from a bus tour. It is 5 stories up, but it was not a hard climb. The guide was very good. Garden...More

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Chelsea B
13 July 2018|
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Response from Rocstdy | Reviewed this property |
Admission, Adults $10 Kids (3-15) $5
10 June 2018|
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Response from Gayle S | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing anything on the sign that says that and there is nothing on the website. I'd give them a call since you are local.
18 March 2018|
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Response from Rocstdy | Reviewed this property |
Get there early, Holland City did add a parking structure, not that far away. (There is also some parking on the grounds)