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Address: 111 10th Ave, Fulton, IL 61252-1777
Phone Number: +1 815-589-4033

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The Windmill Cultural Center is a bright, cheerful and clean building with many hand made windmill models on display. The volunteer staff is knowledgeable and able to answer many... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 August 2016
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Moline, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

There is a full function Dutch Windmill. Unfortunately, when I went there last week it was broken and it could take few months to fix. A narrator told us before it broke it could grind wheat (or different kinds of grains) into flour. I would give it higher rate if it was working. The Windmill Cultural Center collects a lot... More 

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Moline, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

The Windmill Cultural Center is a bright, cheerful and clean building with many hand made windmill models on display. The volunteer staff is knowledgeable and able to answer many questions you may have about the displays. There's a small gift shop area, and a children's section, as well. Located directly across from the Immigrant Windmill, and within walking distance to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We were just going to pass through but, we decided to stop and we are so glad we did. The cultural center has a friendly and knowledgeable staff as well as very interesting and detailed models. Must see if your in Fulton Illinois

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Thank Meredith A
Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

There is a lot of interesting educational information at the cultural center. There are numerous model-size windmills that are used for different functions. The guide at the cultural center gives a fantastic explanation. There is other Dutch heritage, gifts, and food items here. This is a free center. Donations, of course, are welcome.

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Thank 4grandtravel4
Plainfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

We enjoyed visiting this museum and cultural center (stopped here after seeing the nearby Windmill). They have a few working models of European Windmills, food and souvenirs. The volunteers working there are very nice and knowledgeable.

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Thank agatha w
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We visited the nearby windmill and the cultural center. The people there obviously have a passion for the history of windmills. Nice gift shop with items from the Netherlands and flour ground at the windmill.

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Rock Island, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Enjoyed looking at all the different models of windmills. Worth checking out. They also have a nice little shop area to buy souvenirs.

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Thank Sue R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

It has working windmills of other countries. Tour guide was a sweet lady. She took us through a tour of the models which some of them work. Gave us a back ground history of the gentleman who donated a model. She really knew her stuff.

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Peru, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

After visiting the windmill we went across the street to the windmill cultural center where they had many models of windmills across Europe three of which where operational. It was very interesting to see how these big structures worked and the different varieties ranging from the ones in the Netherlands to the Mediterranean style ones found in Greece. There's also... More 

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Thank John W
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

Lots of info & displays including working models of a couple of windmills - staff were very friendly :)

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