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Wimbledon Windmill Museum

Manor Cottage Windmill Road | Wimbledon Common, London SW19 5NR, England
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great museum but NO wombles in sight

fantastic things for kids to do. Lord Bayden Powell wrote "scouting for boys" here which led to... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
bunnleisure2016
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Nice lunch

Took a few hours from the office for lunch a rare treat. The mushroom omelette was nice not so keen... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Sharon D
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London, United Kingdom
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16 Aug 2017
“Lovely day at Wimbledon Common & lunch in the tea rooms”
29 May 2017
“Great little museum, not just about the Wimbledon Windmill either”
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Manor Cottage Windmill Road | Wimbledon Common, London SW19 5NR, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

fantastic things for kids to do. Lord Bayden Powell wrote "scouting for boys" here which led to the Scout Association restaurant is very reasonable priced wouldn't recommend visiting during tennis fortnight

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Took a few hours from the office for lunch a rare treat. The mushroom omelette was nice not so keen on the chips. It's a great place to eat.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely day on Wimbledon Common a walk round Queenmere pond & beyond, at one point we weren't quite sure where we was. Great for the grandchildren watching the tractors collect the hay was very interesting to them. We then went to have...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

What a great find. Fantastic little museum with hands on things for the kids, plus some great little models. Came away with flour the kids had milled. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This museum has miniature moving models of different types of windmill, from post mills to tower mills etc which makes it easy to understand development in windmill technology, including spring loaded sails, and why watermills were preferred. There's a little section on wind turbines too....More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Two hundred years old in 2017, which means that there is free admission every weekend, it is great to see that the sails which were damaged a couple of years ago have now been restored to their former glory. The museum inside is broader than...More

2  Thank Ian C
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

The Windmill (recently opened after almost a year) looked amazing. The Museum is free for visitors this year and they have done a fabulous job of display, story telling and easy-to-access layout. The Cafe is reasonable and well stocked. The Surrounding common's green makes the...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2016

Visitors to London are astonished at the amount of green space in the city, compared say to New York, and Wimbledon and Putney Commons are a major green asset to this part of London At the heart of Wimbledon Common is the early 19th century...More

Thank Ian C
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Reviewed 8 June 2015

I had some spare time so thought I would go and have a look, easy to get to from Wimbledon station take the No 93 bus get of at Parkside hospital stop. Cheap to get in only £2, it has lots of working models and...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2015

The windmill in wimbledon park is as well known landmark and quite fun to visit, and certain told me a lot about windmills not a subject I am particular facinated by but still I have been in one before so worth a look over

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