Holland, Michigan: Dutch-themed Town

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Address:
1 Lincoln Ave., Holland, MI
Directions:
35 miles southwest of Grand Rapids, off of I-196. Windmill Island is on Lincoln Ave.
Phone:
616-394-0000
Admission:
(admission for Windmill Island)
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Dutch-themed Town

So much Dutch you won't believe it. A Dutch Village, a Netherlands Museum, "De Zwaan," a grain-grinding, 240-year-old, ten-story-tall Dutch windmill that sells its own flour, and two wooden shoe factory tours.

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Wooden shoe at Windmill Island Gardens.

Dutch-themed Town

Love the authentic windmill; also walk around regular Holland, where there is a nice Main Street with lots of shops.

[Roadtrip18, 08/13/2022]
Klompendancers despair! Wooden Shoe Factory to close

The Wooden Shoe Factory in Dutch-obsessed Holland, MI, will close by the end of the year. Owners of the 73-year old tourist attraction cited flat sales at a time when non-Dutch area thrills are growing rapidly....

[11/07/1999] Complete News Story

Authentic Dutch Village

Authenic Dutch village and an imported windmill direct from the Netherlands and in the spring a large festival with real klomping dancers. This town is a real jewel to see strong Dutch heritage and lots of things to do. Last visited: well, not for about three years -- but saw the parade on TV this year.

[Michael Hooper, 06/17/1997]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Padnos Scrap Metal SculpturesPadnos Scrap Metal Sculptures, Holland, MI - < 1 mi.
Wonderful World of Oz StatuesWonderful World of Oz Statues, Holland, MI - < 1 mi.
Michigan-Shaped Swimming PoolMichigan-Shaped Swimming Pool, Holland, MI - 2 mi.
In the region:
The Barrel, Douglas, MI - 12 mi.

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