Windmill Island Gardens, Holland

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Be transported to a little Dutch town at Windmill Island Gardens and experience the local culture here. The main attraction is a retired windmill originating in the Netherlands which is now the only working Dutch windmill in the United States. The island is also open for tourists throughout the year. Walk through it, admire the replicas of historical Dutch buildings, take in youngsters performing the traditional “klompen dance," and soak in the natural beauty of the gardens. Plan to see Windmill Island Gardens and other attractions that appeal to you using our Holland tour itinerary planner.
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  • Everything was closed. You could still go up in the windmill though. No shops open but admission fee was waived because of it. There were still a few pretty flowers and we watched them planting the tu...  more »
  • This was closed (stores) but was allowed to walk trails. Very pretty would go back when open for the season.  more »
  • The genuine Dutch windmill is worth the visit both in the tourist season when it is open to the public and in the off-season when it is not. This little village is truly a piece of the Netherlands.  more »
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  • Well kept grounds and open environment. Loved that you can walk around and enjoy the great landscaping and not have 'do not enter' signs everywhere. The windmill was very interesting and so cool to see bullet holes from WWII in the old blades. Best part is that you can try on wooden clogs and do a jig. Careful if you have weak ankles, not great support...
  • This place was awesome! This is a must-see if you're visiting Holland. They explain the area to you once you enter, then you're free to roam. They host weddings also. When you visit the actual windmill, they give tours at the top and bottom of every hour. They have stallions there, a nice bridge, and a souvenir shop. We spent almost two hours there.
  • Wonderfully Dutch! Visited on a Sunday morning. Did the tour through the mill, well worth it! The gardens are a great replica of the Netherlands. The staff was very friendly and informative. Had a conversation with Thea. As a Dutch native it brought a smile to my face!
  • What a unique hidden dutch village in Holland, MI. I went for the first time since I was 5 years old this past week. You are able to walk inside an authentic windmill, hundreds if not thousands of tulips everywhere, and a small little village with buildings that are authentic to a real dutch village. Will definitely go back soon.
  • Interesting. Historical. Great open spaces for kids and pets. Young kids might get bored with windmill tour, but 8 and up should be good. Would be a great wedding venue.

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