Fulton Windmill Cultural Center

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Fulton Windmill Cultural Center

111 10th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252
Whiteside County
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fultonwindmillThe Windmill Cultural Center houses an extensive collection of 21 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.
Seasonal Hours:

  • Weekends in May: Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 1pm to 5pm
  • Memorial Day thru Labor Day: Monday thru Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 1pm to 5pm
  • September (after Labor Day) thru October 31: Monday thru Friday 10am to 3pm, Saturday 10am to 5pm, and Sunday 1pm to 5pm
  • November thru 2nd Weekend in December: Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 1pm to 5pm

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, 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.@cityoffulton.us or 815-589-3925.

You Tube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6DM8Oxs4ak

Additional Info

Address:
111 10th Avenue
City:
Fulton
State:
IL
Zipcode:
61252
Phone:
815-589-3925
Group Sales Phone:
815-489-4545
Hours - Mon.:
see attraction description
Wheel Chair Access:
yes
Open to Public?:
Yes
Published in: History and Heritage

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