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Nice experience close to the action!

There is a knowledgeable guy in uniform there who will explain the history. 1998 was a special year... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
youngpapaya
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Lohne (Oldenburg), Germany
Family visit to Minden Schiffsmuhle

Fascinating place to visit if you're in Minden. It's a working watermill on a barge which is... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
beetrootgardener
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Jun 18, 2018
“Nice experience close to the action!”
Nov 6, 2018
“Very interesting.”
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

If you like walks or would like to travel on ship then look no further. there are regular services available during the warmer season and less frequent autumn/winter. Brilliant experience travelling through the “Schiffshebewerk” from the canal to the river and back. Also can be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

There is a knowledgeable guy in uniform there who will explain the history. 1998 was a special year because they had the 1200 Jahre Minden Stadtjubilaum. Free to visit and an ideal place to take a group. You can even grind your own corn.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Fascinating place to visit if you're in Minden. It's a working watermill on a barge which is tethered to the banks of the river Weser. Apparently there used to be many similar but this is the last surviving one. There was a friendly and helpful...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank beetrootgardener
Reviewed 22 September 2014

This was such an interesting visit. The old water wheel still turns, but now is aided by an electric motor. We watched the flour being ground and were told that whilst the quantities were not enough commercially, the local house wives were able to buy....More

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

This is a wonderful place to visit, it is a working flour mill that still makes flour that you can buy. Afterwards I recommend a beer in the Biergarten next door.

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank Brad B
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