At the end of the 14th century, the old mill tower in Kranenburg on the Lower Rhine was built as part of the city fortifications and flour mill.

The Kranenburg mill tower was used as a mill for centuries and was also part of the city’s fortifications. Today the mill tower is one of the sights of the historic city center. Furthermore it is home to a permanent exhibition of the history of the tower and the region. The mill tower is part of the Museum Katharinenhof Kranenburg.

Historic Mills


Info & Notes :

Built : The mill tower was built at the end of the 14th century and was part of the city fortifications

Opening times: See Homepage

Specials : Civil weddings can be carried out in the mill tower by appointment.


Historic mills on the Lower Rhine:

Kranenburg Mill Tower

Location : Mühlenstraße , 47559 Kranenburg
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This map shows some historic mills in the region of the Lower Rhine, some of these are still working and you can visting.

Historic Mills

Historic Buildings

You will find numerous historic building in the region of the Lower Rhine. For example castles, churches, mills and more.

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