Time travel: The Watchman Mill

De Wachter (the Watchman) – a smock mill (corn and oil) in Zuidlaren, Netherlands,  built in 1851, closed after hundred years an restored in 1968-1970. Four steam engines are still working.

The XIX century style mill complex :
– a bakery,
– a blacksmith’s workshop,
– a butcher’s shop,
a clog (klomp) maker’s workshop,
– a grocery shop,
– a millwright’s workshop
– a spice mill.
– a waggon maker’s workshop.

The museum is open form half April till October:
– on Wednesdays – 13:00-16:30,
– on Saturdays – 3000-16:30.



Ξ De Wachter website (Dutch)


See also:

In Drenthe: Drenthe | Diever | Dieverbrug | Dwingeloo | Time travel: a ride | Time travel: KlompenTime travel: Balloo | Fire

Nature in Drenthe: Drenthe flowersFlowers in Drenthe | Drenthe sunset


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