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Wimbledon Windmill Museum

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A facinating piece of history

Recently restored, the windmill is the focal point of the cluster of buildings around the car park... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Ian C
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London, United Kingdom
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Well worth a visit

One of 4 remaining windmills in the London area, and well worth a visit. The museum is open Sat/Sun... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
LizinKL
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Kuala Lumpur
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Recently restored, the windmill is the focal point of the cluster of buildings around the car park. It is open at weekends during tye summer and has fascinating exhibits related to the history of the Windmill and also to it being the place where Baden...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

One of 4 remaining windmills in the London area, and well worth a visit. The museum is open Sat/Sun Mar-Oct and is currently free for the bicentenary. There are 3 floors full of exhibits inside the mill. The highlight for me was the display of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: October 2017
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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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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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

Date of experience: August 2017
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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.

Date of experience: June 2017
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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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank William G
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

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Ian C
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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank DoctorSKR
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

Date of experience: May 2016
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