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Green's Windmill

Windmill Lane, Sneinton, Nottingham, NG2 4QB
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Coronavirus update: For the latest information on coronavirus and how it might impact your travel in and around Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, including information on which venues and attractions are closed, please visit our Know Before You Go page. We recommend that you check the website and social media of individual venues and attractions when planning a visit.

Green's Windmill has a number of safety measures in place, including hand sanitiser stations, mask wearing, NHS covid app, social distancing and increased cleaning. They are open 7 days a week between 18th - 31st October 2021.

 

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:

Open 7 days a week throughout the Summer holidays 2021 10am - 4pm

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 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - 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

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousNottinghamshire Hospitality Stars Awards Finalist 2019 Nottinghamshire Hospitality Stars Awards Finalist 2019 2019

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