Zaanse Schans Things to Do

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    Windmills

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Dec 8, 2013

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    Windmills

    The star attraction of the town is of course the windmills. More than a half dozen restored windmills are with within walking distance of each other.

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    Wooden Shoe making demonstration

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Dec 8, 2013

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    Wooden Shoes

    You can watch a demonstration of how wooden shoes were made and then buy a pair from a huge selection

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    Little windmills

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Mar 23, 2005

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    Small windmills like this were used throughout the country to pump water out and keep the Polder (reclaimed land) from flooding.

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    Museum Village

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Mar 23, 2005

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    Village

    The open air museum also contains a recreated village of traditional houses and shops. You can just wander and imagine what it must have been like to live in Holland a 100 years ago.

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    Clog shop

    by darkjedi Written Mar 6, 2007

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    At the clog shop there are frequent demonstrations of how clogs are made using the various milling machines there. Its a great show even though it only lasts for 10 minutes.

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    Docking Yard Brouwer

    by Imaniac Written Mar 15, 2004
    Docking Yard Brouwers

    In this building you can see how ships and boats used to be repaired. There are still some smaller boats being repaired here.

    Entrance is free.

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