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We feature full sized wind pumps, steam engines, a unique scoop wheel and a collection of photographs, information and models of various mills. We have over 200 years of wind power and drainage history. Being the only collection of its tyoe in the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Staithe Road, Repps with Bastwick, Great Yarmouth NR29 5JU, England
This place is a great museum - your appreciation for wind power is heightened after sailing on the Broads. It is volunteer run, so please call ahead to make sure they are open, and use the postcode NR29 5JU to help you find it. If...More
Debra N, Owner at Wind Energy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017
Thank you for your positive remarks. We really appreciate feedback it helps us know if we are offering what the public wants and what we need to improve upon. :)
We'd planned to visit the Wind Energy Museum but somehow didn't get round to it until last week. I agree it isn't easy to find but as another reviewer says using the satnav with postcode NR29 5JU takes you there. There is also Google maps....More
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Debra N, Owner at Wind Energy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016
Thank you for leaving feedback, we do appreciate it when visitors take the time to write a review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and take on board your comment about signage and directions. You will be pleased to know that we have...More
We were on a week's boating trip and had this pointed out to us on the map as a thing to do. As our eldest daughter (19) is into enviro sciences, she found it particularly interesting. What made it for us was the owner, Debra,...More
We came across this museum a little by accident after seeing just it's name on a small map. It is situated in really lovely grounds with the only sounds being the wind in the numerous sail/turbines of the exhibits and the birds singing.
My initial thought was " Oh no not another windmill" .....But I was pleasantly surprised the venue is well laid out and looked after with TLC .... a lot of the mills etc are very well taken care of ..... I went there for a...More
Especially suitable for the area (given its proximity to the Wind Park), it was rather informative for the benefits of wind power, the impact (positive and perhaps negative) to the local community, and –basically– how wind power could be converted into electricity.
OK, so the owner Debra showed me round herself & perhaps that's not everyone's experience. But her knowledge & enthusiasm really brings the exhibits to life. It's fascinating to learn how wind power has been so important for land drainage, water pumping, power generation &...More