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Green’s Windmill & Science Centre – Science Centre for School Trips

Explore the Science Centre

In our interactive Science Centre discover the remarkable story of George Green, and experiment with light, electricity and magnetism.

George Green was a mathematical genius. His work led to the invention of MRI scanning machines and has helped scientists up to modern day. Try out your skills on our fun science activities.

See how the windmill works

See inside amazing inner workings of the windmill over four floors, including the grain cleaner and grindstones. Learn about how our miller uses the windmill to turn grain into our award winning organic flour.

If you’re lucky and wind is blowing you will see see the beautiful windmill sails turning.

Climb to the top of the mill tower and see far over Nottingham.

Educational Sessions at Green’s Windmill

Green’s Windmill and Science Centre is an invaluable educational and heritage resource and offers two engaging and memorable curriculum based, facilitated sessions for school pupils aged between nursery and KS1.

Little Red Hen

Little Red Hen is busy baking and needs a helping hand.

Duration: 2 hours | 10am – 12noon, or 1pm – 3pm

Cost per session: £4 per child

Join this action-packed ‘out-of-school’ learning experience. Investigate cogs, grain, flour, weighing and measuring. Explore the windmill with our miller and make delicious bread – using Green’s Mill flour – to take home.

The children also explore the Science Centre and try out the different experiments.

This session can be tailored to nursery, reception or KS1 age.

Baker’s Dozen

There’s nothing quite like the smell of baking bread…

Duration: 2 hours | 10am – 12noon, or 1pm – 3pm

Cost per session: £4 per child

In a hands-on, interactive session, the children explore this fascinating windmill with our miller to discover how grain is turned into flour. They then make delicious bread to take home, using Green’s Mill flour.

The children also explore the Science Centre and try out the different experiments.

This session is aimed specifically at KS1 age.

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