Windmill de Pink

Windmill de Pink

This mill has been producing oil from plant seeds since 1620 for, among other things, lacquer for houses, boats and as fuel for oil lamps.

Windmill de ooievaar

Windmill de ooievaar

This oil mill from around 1622 was traditionally used to produce various types of vegetable oils, such as linseed oil and rapeseed oil.

Windmill de bleeke dood

Windmill de bleeke dood

This oldest, still existing wooden scaffolding mill in the Netherlands (1656) grinds grain again after its restoration in the middle of the last century.

Windmill de huisman

Windmill de huisman

This spice mill from the 18th century processed nutmeg, crushed snuff and made mustard.

Windmill de kat

Windmill de kat

This paint mill grinds minerals, vegetable dyes and chalk and supplies its artisanal pigments to countless (international museums

Windmill de poelenburg

Windmill de poelenburg

Sawmill from 1867, which spectacularly shows the workings of a ratchet mill on special days.

Windmill de zoeker

Windmill de zoeker

Oliemolen de Zoeker (ca 1672) was the first mill that was saved by the Zaansche molen association.

Windmill het jonge schaap

Windmill het jonge schaap

An exact replica of the sawmill from 1680. An upper porter: only the hood of the mill is turned towards the wind.

Windmill de Bonte hen

Windmill de Bonte hen

Oil mill from 1693 where the exhibition 'masters of the mills' can be seen: An overview of famous paintings with a mill in the leading role.

Windmill de koker

Windmill de koker

Flour and peeling mill from 1866 whose origins date back to 1592, the time when Wormer and Jisp were major suppliers of rusk.

hercules

hercules

An American wind motor that was installed in 1992 to drain the Kalverpolder. This type is the modern variant of the classic Dutch windmills.

Windmill de vlijt

Windmill de vlijt

At the beginning of the 20th century this biksteen mill was used to grind stone into powder, this work was used as abrasives to sharpen a.o knives.

De held jozua

De held jozua

This wood sawmill from 1719 is the last witness of the once huge wood processing industry in West Zaandam

Windmill de pauw

Windmill de pauw

Oil mill that stood in Nauerna until 1908. With the reconstruction and furnishing as a hemp beater, a disappeared type of mill returned to the Zaan region.

Windmill het prinsenhof

Windmill het prinsenhof

The barley for the barley in the last century, an important staple food, has been hulled in the mill since 1722.

Windmill de jonge dirk

Windmill de jonge dirk

This mill started in 1908 as a spice mill Indian prosperity, where the gingerbread spices were ground for Verkade

Windmill de Schoolmeester

Windmill de Schoolmeester

The only working wind paper mill in the world. The complex process of papermaking has been taking place here since 1692.