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 1743 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. Make Molenmuseum de Valk a part of your Leiden vacation plans using our Leiden trip itinerary website .
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  • If you want to learn hands-on about actual windmills, what they looked like and how they functioned, this is the museum for you. You have to be able to climb steep stairs though, because nothing has b...  more »
  • Very pretty windmill museum. The top floors were what you might expect, being about the practical uses of a windmill. There was also a very informative audio presentation. The ground floor was what ma...  more »
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