The millers are at work at the De Traanroeier mill. They let the sails turn and are happy to tell about the monumental, still working grain mill. The mill is located in the outdoor area of Museum Kaap Skil and can be visited through the museum. Opening hours: during the summer every Monday from 1.30 – 4.00 pm.
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De Traanroeier mill. Heemskerckstraat 9, 1792 AA, Oudeschild. The mill is located in the outdoor area of Museum Kaap Skil and can be visited through the museum.
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In Oudeschild, the port of Texel, you will find the Kaap Skil museum. A visit to Museum Kaap Skil in Oudeschild on Texel is an experience; there is a lot to do. The exhibitions are about shipping, fishing, maritime history and discovered finds from shipwrecks. In the open-air museum behind the entrance building, you can experience Oudeschild as it used to be. The roadstead of Texel In the 17th century ships were waiting for a favorable wind to set sail on the Reede van Texel. The world's largest model shows what that looked like. The model comes to life by means of light and sound effects. In the exhibition “Ship in sight” you will learn everything about whalers, whistle ships and war yachts. fishermen's houses At Kaap Skil, various fishermen's houses have been recreated in the outdoor area. Do you want to know how people lived at the beginning of the 19th century? Step in and find out. There are regular extra activities in the museum such as demonstrations of net fines, iron forging, spinning and rope making. Sailors and beachcombers stories are also told.
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