De Bonte Hen, Zaandam

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De Bonte Hen is the name of an oil mill, located in the Zaanse Schans, in the municipality of Zaanstad. De Bonte Hen is the northernmost of the mill Schans.
The original mill was built in 1693. Until 1935, the mill was preserved in its original state. This year, the mill was rebuilt. In 1975, the restoration of the mill was accomplished. Since then, the mill weekly on a voluntary basis into service. Among the mill are still the original oil cellars for the storage of oil made at the mill.
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  • A lovely way to escape Amsterdam city to see all the windmills of Zan Schanse. De Bonte Hen was my faovourite one of them all. Very interesting history. Worth the visit.  more »
  • We visited this village which was so beautiful and the windmills are amazing and they are working windmills. We went into the windmills that does oil and the guide was brilliant. This place is a must ...  more »
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  • It was such a lovely place to visit and learn about some of holland's history. We also got to meet some of the workers of this mill. Its the last mill along the mill walkway. Its well known for producing oils.
  • Beautifull mill..
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