Zaanse Schans

Netherlands

Zaanse Schans is an open air museum with functioning windmills replicating a Dutch village from the 18th & 19th centuries

The Windmills of Zaanse Schans



Zaanse Schans



Windmills of Zaanse Schans



Het Jonge Schaap (The young sheep) Sawmill



De Gekroonde Poelenburg (The Crowned Poelenburg) Sawmill



De Zoeker (The Seeker) Oil Mill



De Zoeker built in 1672



De Zoeker



Linseed oil made the traditional way



Massive millstones crush the seeds



Mechanism made from Wood



Orange sail against a deep blue sky



De Hadel (The Meadow) miniature Windmill



Baby tomatoes on a hedge at the windmills



Farm house in Zaanse Schans



Zaanse Schans