At the Zaanse Schans there are many windmills with each its specific function. From sawing wood to milling flour, milling oil seeds to paint. The mustard and spices mill the Huisman (Houseman) offers a glimpse into the past of the Zaanse mustard (mustard from the Zaan area) which is a well-known brand in the Netherlands. Next to this, a trip to the Zaanse Schans has even more to offer.
The area surrounding the windmills at the Zaanse Schans has many different museums to offer where you can step into the history of the Netherlands.
Also you’ll find a typical Dutch product there, the wooden shoe! See how they’re made at the spot. It’s one of the largest wooden shoe collections in the Netherlands!
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