Windmill Island Gardens, Holland

4.1
Park Landmark Must See
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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  • Well done, nice activity, very knowledgeable staff. A good place to spend Nd a couple hours. We were not there during the tulip festival.  more »
  • The windmill tour was great! Had a wonderful guide who was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions. History of the windmill was very interesting, especially how it was acquired and survived ...  more »
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  • Don't miss it! Beautiful gardens doesn't even begin to say how awesome they are! The windmill is amazing and the docents are totally in to the tours they give. We even got to meet the Miller! If you get there early on a good day you can also purchase some of the flour that's ground there! Lots of beautiful photo ops and even a playground for the kids. Great value for money and a relaxing spot to enjoy the day.
  • I took my out-of-town friends here because we were trying to knock out every tourist thing to do in west Michigan. I think it's $10 per person and you can probably get at least two hours of fun here. The windmill tour was informative and quick. The shop has lots of Dutch items (food, decor, souvenirs). If you love licorice, DEFINITELY come here - there are like 20 different types. The garden is very well manicured. I can see people holding events here because it's so pretty.

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