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A neat, free museum that has so much history of milling and the area since the building was built in 1867. The volunteer working was very nice and full of information. Very glad we took the time to walk through and show our children how...More
The Mill museum is located in a beautiful setting on the river. It once operated as a grain mill, incorporating new technology and tools as they became available. Guests have the freedom to wander the museum, including the upstairs, to see how this huge operation...More
We stopped by on a Saturday morning while the Farmers Market was going on in the parking lot of the mill.
Volunteers man the mill and had really interesting stories to tell along with the many displays. We only had an hour and wished we...More
From the outside, at first glance, you may not expect much but for a free museum, there's a lot to see and explore. I knew nothing of Wapsipinicon and its Mill but this museum does a great job of organizing all of these various different...More
I grew up in Independence and learned more about the mill in my short visit than the other 13 years I lived there. It gave lots of information and displayed all kinds of items from when it was operational. My teenagers found it interesting as...More
Wonderful museum to tour. You will not find them like this and a great educational experience. May levels on which to see many different displays from years gone by. The mill was a working mill and there are very few if any left with this...More
On a whim, I picked the Wapsipinicon Mill and Museum to stop at on our vacation. It's huge and the water fall is good. Unfortunately it was raining so I got only a couple of exterior pictures.
The wife and I love stopping and photographing...More
This 1870 grist mill is located along the Wapsipinicon River in downtown Independence. It was originally used as a flour mill. Then in the mid 1900's it switched to milling livestock and poultry feed. The mill is 6 stories tall, has an 8 inch thick...More