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Well, We Can’t Say We Weren’t Warned... but We Still Enjoyed our Visit!

We asked the ticket booth lady if there was much walking required to see this place, as my wife is... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
EwanderingMan
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
Rainy day but interesting

Went on a cool day after a morning of rain. It was pretty much deserted. Enjoyed the walk through... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
susansD4207MJ
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Lafayette, Indiana
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Windmill Island Gardens is home to de Zwaan windmill, the last mill allowed to be transported from the Netherlands. de Zwaan still functions by grinding locally-grown grain into flour that is sold to visitors and local businesses. A highlight of...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Lincoln Ave, Holland, MI 49423-2988
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

When we pulled into the parking lot there were on about 2 cars. We saw that the windmill was not even moving and since it was a rainy day, we decided not to pay the price to walk around. We did find an overlook place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

We went on a rainy Tuesday morning. We loved the windmill tour. It was well worth the admission price. The tour was very interesting and the tour guide was very informative. We were disappointed they were sold out of flour, but purchased corn meal.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

The Windmill Island Garden tour was wonderful. Our guide was knowledgeable, entertaining, and we enjoyed our 2 hour visit to the gardens.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

We asked the ticket booth lady if there was much walking required to see this place, as my wife is recovering from both knee and hip replacement surgeries. The ticket taker said “Yes” and mentioned that to tour the de Zaan windmill, we would need...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Went on a cool day after a morning of rain. It was pretty much deserted. Enjoyed the walk through the garden. Spent a really interesting tour with Irene who was so enthusiastic about the mill and the Miller. She was very knowledgeable and answered all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Having visited Holland only a few years ago I can say with absolute certainty that I thought I was in the Netherlands. Holland Michigan and Windmill Island are beautiful and endearing. It is quite obvious that everyone at Willmill Gardens has a passion for what...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MrsRAW3
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A cute place to visit with little shops and pretty gardens. I really wanted to tour the working mill but as I am disabled I couldn't make it past the main floor. If I had known that in advance I wouldn't have paid to go...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank foodie47states
Reviewed 22 September 2018

go during the Tulip Time festival. it is worth it if you love flowers and enjoy seeing the different kinds and colors. good food too and many things to learn about the history of Holland. MI over all is a wonderful state to visit

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TamaraM2960
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

First of all...I love the fact they are dog friendly. Dogs aren’t allowed in the mill or stores but welcomed in the gardens. My husband and I took turns doing the windmill tour while the other watched the dogs. It worked out just fine. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 895ashleye
Reviewed 19 September 2018

If you've never seen a windmill up close I would recommend this place. They provide the history and a nice walking tour inside a working windmill which was relocated here from the Netherlands. The grounds are very pretty with manicured lawns and many flowers. Wear...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Chelsea B
13 July 2018|
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Response from Rocstdy | Reviewed this property |
Admission, Adults $10 Kids (3-15) $5
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kellyjean7
10 June 2018|
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Response from Gayle S | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing anything on the sign that says that and there is nothing on the website. I'd give them a call since you are local.
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erintravels2
18 March 2018|
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Response from Rocstdy | Reviewed this property |
Get there early, Holland City did add a parking structure, not that far away. (There is also some parking on the grounds)
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