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Fulton Windmill Cultural Center

Fulton, IL - Whiteside County
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  • Monday: see attraction description

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fultonwindmillThe Windmill Cultural Center houses an extensive collection of 22 European windmills that vary in size between three feet and six feet tall and are from ten European countries. Informative interpretive exhibits provide unique information on the products produced by windmills, country of origin, windmill specifications, and the cultural impact of windmills. The Education Area features video presentations of the windmill countries and an education area contains children’s activities including coloring, puzzles, and toys promoting scientific concepts. The gift shop sells fresh stone-ground flour, Delft pottery, and souvenirs of Fulton, the Windmill Cultural Center, and the windmill. Special exhibits will be featured throughout the year.

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Student / School Group Tours:Tours are available to school groups with 10 or more students, but no more than 50 students. Specialized lesson plans have been created for school groups. Educational information includes: hands-on science experiments, wind energy, weather, geography, and European cultures. School group tours are available May 2010, with random summer dates, and September 13 – October 15, 2010. A minimum of two weeks’ notice is required for school group tours. To schedule, please call or or 815-589-3925.

Adult Group Tours: Tours are available to adult groups with 10 or more individuals. A minimum of two weeks’ notice is required for group tour requests. To schedule, please call or email deborah.ervin@cityoffulton.us or 815-589-3925.

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