The Zaansche Molen is a museum with an 'inside' and an 'outside' collection. 'Outside' refers to the 13 windmills the museum possesses, and 'inside' the windmill models and some other items.
The museum relates about the rise and fall of the industrial windmill. Windmills were used for all kinds of different tasks, such as sawing, milling, pumping, pressing, etc. The windmill models show the various kinds of mechanics that are involved.
The museum has a museum shop.
Windmill museum 'De Zaansche Molen'