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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For 4.5 Euros you can see a the pint Mill Dear Kat in action. Nowadays this Mill produces paints and pigments and oils. Don't miss the visit of the top of the mill where you have spectacular view of Zaanse schans area with the beautiful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rabih-SOUAID
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went around this mill. It is worth seeing, how does the mill work. This mill is one in the long row of mills.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PETR D
Reviewed 2 December 2018

To view the process of clog/cheese making processes in Molen De Kat at Zaanse, you have to pay the entrance fee of 4,5 Euro per person but it is considered worthwhile as you can experience the old traditional way of living with windmills. Furthermore you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 19 November 2018

this is the original and traditional holland. windmills clog cheese making. all can be found here. worth the tinme and the visit. very informative.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Wonderful visit to a great example of a working windmill. Great restoration and explanatory posters. Worth every cent

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ewottermann
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Its a working windmill, so you can see how it operates. There is an upper level which gives you decent views of the other windmills around it. I found the cost of 4.5 EUR to be a little expensive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharpshooterpratham
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Loved the opportunity to see a windmill in operation. You can go upstairs (very steep) and head out on the platform that surrounds the structure. This is an excellent way to feel and hear the power of the air being moved by the windmill arms....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank brooksz
Reviewed 9 October 2018

You can go through the stairs and go to the upper deck. I didn't find too much difference on the view from other sides

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AnnaO29
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Nice Windmill to visit, gives a good view of how they work. Good explanation of how they make paint. Nice presentation from the owner who loves his job.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris_JNP
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Very nice molentje. Well worth going in and sniffing around. Full of tourists of course but still worth going into.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TambonzRobertson
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