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De Zoeker, Zaandam
Categories: Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
De Zoeker is the name of an oil windmill, located in the Zaanse Schans, Zaanstad. Its purpose is to press seeds such as linseed and rapeseed into vegetable oil. It is the only oil mill still in operation, and is one of five remaining oil mills in the area.The mill was built in 1672 in Zaandijk. The mill continued with few interruptions until 1968, when it was moved to the Schans.The mill is owned by the Vereniging De Zaansche Molen.Put De Zoeker into our Zaandam trip builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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Very beautiful and this is an oil windmill that still serving its purpose is to press seeds into vegetable oil. They have several type of oils here for sell like peanut oil. This Windmill have amazing... read more »
It is truly amazing to watch the technology of yesteryear still working and thriving still today. The educational component is worthwhile and insightful. For the small fee of 4€ it is a good way to sp... read more »
Samstag geschlossen, 3.50 €, ist im Sommer täglich in Betrieb. Die Mühle wurde 1968 abgebaut, wegen einer Eisenbahnlinie und hier wieder aufgebaut !!!!Saturday closed, €3.50, is in operation every day in the summer. The mill was dismantled in 1968 due to a railway line and rebuilt here!show original
Very beautiful windmill with a little museum.
Alessio RizziBeautiful mill, you can climb well aboveshow original
beautiful windmill with a little museum, touristic place
Bojan ProdanI recommend viewing the mills ....show original
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