The International Windmill and Watermill Museum is located at Gifhorn in the state of Lower Saxony, Germany. This museum covers an area of 40 acres, which has 16 windmills from 12 different countries. The founder and owner of this windmill museum is Horst Wrobel, who discovered an old post mill in the year 1965 during an outing at Abbenrode; afterwards he made a replica of this mill at a scale of 1:25 and then gathered all kinds of material about windmills and watermills. In the year 1974 he formed a private museum in Suhlendorf with the first models of mills that he built.
This windmill museum opened for common people in the year 1980following two years of research in engineering by Aller-Ohre-Verband. With the help of bulldozers and flushing dredgers, numerous ditches and ponds were created.
Accommodations at International Windmill and Watermill Museum, Gifhorn-
Morada Hotel Gifhorn-
Isenbuttleler Weg 56
This hotel is very popular amongst business people as it is located in the heart of the city. Guest rooms of this hotel are well equipped with amenities like hair dryer, radio, TV, internet connection and phone.
38550 Isenbuttel, Gifhorn
This premium hotel offers amenities like, bathroom, cell phone connection, internet connection, TV, newspaper, refrigerator and hair dryer.
Morada Hotel Isetal-
Bromer Strabe 4
This hotel is situated on the northern outskirt of the historic town of Gifhorn, which has 129 guest rooms with amenities like bathroom, hair dryer, phone, TV and desk.
Hotel -Restaurant Heidesee-
Celler Strabe 159
This hotel offers 45 guest rooms with amenities like TV, desk, minibar, radio, phone, shower, balcony, hair dryer and high speed internet connection.
Seehotel am Tankumsee-
38550 Isenbuttel, Gifhorn
This hotel provides 47 guest rooms with amenities like toilet, hair dryer, bathrobe, radio, TV, telephone, desk and internet access.
Things to do at International Windmill and Watermill Museum-
Russian Orthodox Church-
This church was built by Horst Wrobel for the Russian people but now it is open for all the people. This church is a very beautiful and attractive monument.
Art Association -
This museum exhibits Germany’s rural, cultural and ethnic heritage, which is a perfect destination for vacationers to visit.
This institute is very impressive and is a kind of woody architecture, which is a European institute for the promotion of Russian and International Handcrafts in Gifhorn.
International Windmill and Watermill Museum-
This is a very unique place, where one can see 16 windmills from 12 different countries, which will give visitors a truly unique experience.