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Green's Windmill

Windmill Lane, Sneinton, Nottingham, NG2 4QB
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Green's Windmill


Green's Windmill in Sneinton was built by the father of notable scientist and mathematician George Green in 1807. Today the working Mill is a popular museum and science centre, which teaches new generations of children about the valuable work of George Green.

Sadly, the mill was badly damaged by a fire in 1947, but was later restored by Nottingham City Council in the 1980's. The windmill began milling again in December 1986 and the giant sails can still be seen working to this day.

George Green was a mathematical genius who developed new ways of doing mathematics, which have helped scientists to understand the world around us. Test your brain power with the hands-on experiments in the Science Centre which explore electricity, magnetism and light, ideal for young children.

Opening times:

Wednesday - Sunday from 10am to 4pm (last admission 3.30pm).

FREE entry.

2018 marked the 225th birthday of Nottingham’s ‘mathematical miller George Green, born on 14th July 1793. To celebrate the aniversary of Green's birthday, the Sheriff of Nottingham launched the ‘Stoneground Pounds’ fundraising campaign, aimed at raising £225,000 for the mill! Donate just £2 here and secure a future in which the museum can continue inspiring the next generation of scientists, mathematicians, artists and historians.

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  • Min group size numeric qualifier - Admission to the mill is free but you can arrange an exclusive and organised tour for a group of 10+ for £3 per person. An opportunity to see the onsite miller at work and exclusive and personalised insight.

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Opening Times (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Monday - TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*

* Green's Windmill will be closed between Christmas Eve - Boxing Day but open as normal (Wednesday - Sunday only) at all other times.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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Thursday, 31 October 2019 - Thursday, 31 October 2019

Green's Windmill | Visit NottinghamshireHalloween Mask Making at Green's Windmill It's 'trick or treat' time again, so come along and make your own self-decorated Halloween inspired mask at Green's Windmill & Science Centre.
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Saturday, 26 October 2019 - Saturday, 26 October 2019

Green's Windmill | Visit NottinghamshireHalloween Biscuit MakingBake some spooky biscuits to get you in the Halloween mood during Green's Windmill Halloween Biscuits half term event. 
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Wednesday, 18 September 2019 - Sunday, 22 September 2019

Greens Windmill | Visit NottinghamshireHeritage Open Days - Green's Windmill and Science CentreAs part of Heritage Open Days there will be an exhibition detailing Green's Windmill's history and hidden gems from the archive will be on show, including press cuttings and photographs.
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Saturday, 9 November 2019 - Saturday, 9 November 2019

Green's Windmill | Visit NottinghamshireGreen's Windmill Autumn FayreJoin the magnificent setting of Green’s Windmill for our traditional Autumn Fayre on Saturday 10th November.
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Thursday, 24 October 2019 - Thursday, 24 October 2019

Salt dough modelling at Green's Windmill, NottinghamSalt Dough Modelling at Green's WindmillUsing salt dough produced at Green's Windmill, work your imagination to create something spectacular.
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Saturday, 2 November 2019 - Saturday, 2 November 2019

Green's Windmill | Visit NottinghamshireMini Pizza Baking at Green's WindmillBake your own delicious pizza in Green's pizza baking workshop.
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Saturday, 5 October 2019 - Saturday, 5 October 2019

Sunday, 6 October 2019 - Sunday, 6 October 2019

Green's Windmill | Visit NottinghamshireWindmill Tour Fundraiser at Green's WindmillHelp raise money for the mill by having a tour of Green's Windmill.
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Saturday, 19 October 2019 - Saturday, 19 October 2019

Green's Windmill | Visit NottinghamshirePumpkin Bread Baking at Green's WindmillIt's bread baking with a spooky twist, get in the Halloween spirit in Green's pumpkin bread baking workshop!
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