Molenmuseum de Valk, Leiden

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Visit one of the most symbolic sites in the city at Molenmuseum de Valk, a functioning windmill dating from 1785 and a municipal museum. The museum itself displays items used in the milling process, such as tools and books. Visit the first floor to see the only remaining miller's residence in Holland, where many of the original furnishings remain. Stop to watch the video and learn about the history of grain grinding, then continue upward to the lofts to see more. In addition to learning about the history, you can also buy whole wheat flour ground on site. Make Molenmuseum de Valk a part of your Leiden vacation plans using our Leiden trip itinerary website .
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  • We were tentative to pay the entrance because really what could you possibly be missing when you can see the lovely outside of this windmill? But we were pleasantly surprised to learn about the histor...  more »
  • it was great to go to a windmill museum in Holland. this one is still intact and serves as a good museum with models and videos showing the different sorts of windmills that once dotted the landscape ...  more »
  • I have seen it every day when I ride my bike to the University. Now I had left Nertherlands, really miss it.  more »

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