Welcome to the website of De Vlieger Windmill in Voorburg

From April till October, you can visit the windmill at Wednesdays and Saturdays from 13.30 till 16.30 pm. 

NOTICE: Due to major maintenance, the mill is closed to visitors until mid-April. The mill is open for school visits that have already been scheduled, for which the work will be halted for a while. And the mill is also open on the Heritage Day/Trekvaartdag on Saturday 13 April from 11:00-16:30. The roof of the mill is not accessible to the public.

2 Molen de Vlieger in 2009Polder mill
De Vlieger Windmill is a polder mill, built in 1621 to drain the Veen- en Binckhorst polder. With its scoop wheel, measuring more than 5 metres in diameter, it can drain up to a metre of water from the polder. Nowadays, however, the polder is drained by an electrically driven pumping station elsewhere in Voorburg. De Vlieger Windmill is still fully operational, though, and runs regularly.


De Vlieger Windmill is open to visitors from 1 April to 31 October on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons from 13.30 to 16.30. Admission is €3 for adults and €1 for children (pay via card or cash), and visitors are shown round the mill by the miller or one of the volunteer guides. Groups may contact the miller, Bram Zonderop (tel. +31 (0)70 369 43 72), to make anMolen-DE-Vlieger- kapzolder appointment.

The address is Essepad 3, 2272 JS Voorburg. The mill is easy to reach, both by car and by public transport (see Map ). There is plenty of space to park. It is a 10-minute walk from the Leidschendam-Voorburg tram stop (tram number 3 or 4 (RandstadRail) from The Hague central railway station). Buses 45 and 46 stop at the same location as the trams.

You can find us on Facebook, Instagram and give a review via TripAdvisor. If you are as thrilled as us about the windmill, you can support to as friend of Molen De Vlieger. Click on the button ”vriend worden” to register. Foundation Molen De Vlieger has the status of cultural ABNI (Public Benefit organisation).




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