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Mill Green Museum and Mill

Bush Hall Lane, Hatfield AL9 5PD, England
+44 1707 357850
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more of a customer service thing

Many years ago I used to visit the museum often with my two sons. It always felt as it was in the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
chrissie1605
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Wirral, United Kingdom
Lovely place

Always looking for interesting and educational places to take our 9 year old granddaughter during... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
jeffnorthlondon
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Mill Green Museum and Mill, in the tiny village of Mill Green between Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield, is a little gem with loads to offer for a fun day out. You can explore the fascinating 300 year old water mill, restored to full working order. Visit the local history museum in the old mill house, bring a picnic or have a tasty cream tea on summer Sunday afternoons, from Easter to September. We are open all year round, Tuesday-Sunday plus bank holidays. We warmly welcome families and groups. There's always something new to see as we change exhibitions regularly. Every school holiday there's lots of things for children to do. We also have a lively events and activities programme.
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Bush Hall Lane, Hatfield AL9 5PD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Many years ago I used to visit the museum often with my two sons. It always felt as it was in the heart of the country and I have no reason to believe that anything is different. I now live over 100 miles away so...More

Thank chrissie1605
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Always looking for interesting and educational places to take our 9 year old granddaughter during the summer holidays. This place is delightful and explains to the kids (and adults) how the Mill works and how the grain for bread goes through the process. The museum...More

Thank jeffnorthlondon
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Great to go and be able to see a well restored water mill with my nearly 9 year old, & be able to see it working as kids are SO used to todays technology & todays "gadgets" for her to see a traditional method of...More

Thank Heidi O
Reviewed 9 August 2017

It's a little museum with rich local history, volunteers are friendly, good quality of bread flour for sale. It's a bit walk from Hatfield Station but it would be good for walking during sunny or dry days. Good events for family day out.

Thank Lemontreejune2016
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Mill Green Museum is a small but genuine working water mill where you can watch flour being made from local grain powered by the flow of water from the local river. The staff are happy to demonstrate the milling and answer any questions you may...More

Thank RIchard035
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Sometimes when you find something that is educational for the children the reality is that they don't want educating. Not here. The children (aged 9) were fascinated with how everything worked and how flour is made. I am sure that it helped that I timed...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Went to visit early in season, made me quite nostalgic, I am not exactly ancient, but living my first years with family that included grandparents I can remember several of the items and machines on display being in everyday use. The mill was working and...More

Thank lurcher25
Reviewed 4 May 2017

A wonderful example of local history lovingly restored and maintained. Interesting trip for children and adults with activities on site and a real-time demonstration by the lovely Miller with an end product you can purchase to take home.

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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Went for a visit at the weekend but out of tourist season. The mill was working and the enthusiasm of the Miller was wonderful! He took the time to explain some of the history and the workings of the mill and what happened to the...More

Thank Ger72
Reviewed 9 October 2016

A little tucked away but so close to major routes this museum is excellent. Best to visit when the water driven mill is in action and flour is actually being milled. The adjacent museum is fairly compact but crammed with local material. We last visited...More

Thank John D
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