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Green's Windmill

Windmill Lane | Sneinton, Nottingham NG2 4QB, England
+44 115 915 6878
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Visited Green's Windmill 16/8/17. What a gem! Working windmill, history, science exhibits. Green... read more

Reviewed today
Tony M
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Free entry and parking!

A lovely mill and activity centre that looked interesting, though we arrived late and didn't walk... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Natasha H
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Green's Windmill is a restored 19th Century tower mill, once home to mathematical physicist George Green. Turning again since 1986, climb to the top of our windmill and see how our sails turn grain into flour. In our interactive Science Centre discover the remarkable story of George Green, and experiment with light, electricity and magnetism. There's something for all the family!
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Windmill Lane | Sneinton, Nottingham NG2 4QB, England
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+44 115 915 6878
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Reviewed today via mobile

Visited Green's Windmill 16/8/17. What a gem! Working windmill, history, science exhibits. Green was a relatively unknown but brilliant mathmetician said by Einstein to be well ahead of his time. Two small boys enjoyed the visit. There is picnic space and a great children's playpark....More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 5 days ago

A lovely mill and activity centre that looked interesting, though we arrived late and didn't walk around. Good views.

Thank Natasha H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely visit to the Mill today. Parking was free for 2hrs which gave us plenty of time to join the Yummy Pizza making session. My six year old loved mixing everything together to make our very own pizza from scratch and it...More

Thank Rod Al H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free parking and free entrance to a small interesting science-based museum/activity centre, interesting windmill and its history, and great views over Nottingham. Really nicely put together little attraction and worth finding it in the back streets of Nottingham suburbs.

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I have been here many times over the years both as a child and an adult. It is now my turn to take my kids and show them some history!

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 11 June 2017

What a fabulous place to stumble on and see a windmill in action. There are amazing views and a park on site. There is a little exhibition in a separate building too that is science based and is great for children. Entry is free and...More

Thank JJMac1
Reviewed 2 June 2017

If you're intersted in windmills this is a great location. You can join a free tour of the windmill, great view, you can reach the top with a few ramp of stairs. Next to the windmill there is the science park with very funny and...More

Thank Mauro M
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Truly a surprising gem ! Loads to do for adults and kids alike. Discovery exhibition on magnetism etc, teas & coffees can be bought. You can go into and to the top of what is a beautiful working windmill with video screens inside plus info...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Took my son to see the windmill and what a lovely couple of hours. Such a hidden Jem in the middle of the city. For the kids pizza making for a fee and you can eat it once cooked. At walk round the windmill is...More

Thank Dalton P
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We had a great time here in May. A fascinating piece of history. We would recommend it to all ages, very interesting.

Thank mitchavfc
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Sarah C
17 August 2017|
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Response from cranhamrebecca | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I wouldn't advise walking from the centre unless you are happy to walk for half an hour or so. There's not much around the windmill and so bare that in mind when you set off!
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Ryan C
31 March 2017|
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Response from Greenswindmill | Property representative |
Hi Ryan, entrance to the windmill and science centre is free. We do however accept donations for the charity that runs the mill. Work on the exterior has most been completed, and the majority of the scaffolding is currently... More
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Nhalliday
4 August 2016|
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Response from ginnyginf | Reviewed this property |
i Honestly can not remember but there is a shop not to far away
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