Things to Do in Meppel

Meppel is a city in the Netherlands that is contemporary yet filled with lots of historical architecture from the past. A day trip to Meppel is really worth it! There’s a variety of things to do and its enjoyable for the whole family. Whether you want the help of a guide to give you a tour of the city or would prefer to explore on your own, you will be able to see as many as 36 monuments in Meppel. These monuments are dated before 1940 and have been given special protection status. To ensure you see as many historical monuments as possible, spend an hour walking the Memorial Route.

This route leads you to fit monuments from 1890 to 1920 and takes you along the water, the old square, the ancient streets and the old town with its characteristic bell tower that dates to medieval times. Of course, no visit to Holland would be complete without a visit to a windmill, a classic icon of Dutch culture. Meppel boasts three windmills, Although the town once had more than 20 windmills, the remaining three are worth visiting and exploring.

The three remaining windmills include: Mill Mountain Star, Mill de Weert, the Mill Diligence, and each has unique characteristics that difference from one another. If you have a chance, visit the shops at the associated mill Sterrenberg and the Weert to buy fresh products that were actually crushed in the mill.

If you want to take in some culture, the Theater Ogterop has plenty of shows and performances to choose from. If you are ready to enjoy an art museum, the Kunsthaus Secretarie is where you will want to be. Although this museum is located in a historic home, the focus is on contemporary art from artists all over the Netherlands. When planning a visit to Meppel, we recommend that you consult their arrangements before your visit. You'll be able to see when the city's numerous small and large events take place so that you don't miss a thing!

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