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Category | Ankerpunten

Ankerpunten zijn (museale) lokaties die doorgaans in voldoende mate voor publiek geopend zijn en een historische relatie hebben met industriële ontwikkelingen, zoals het Oyfo Industriemuseum in Hengelo, het Baksteen en Dakpanmuseum De Panoven in Zevenaar, of het TextilWerk in Bocholt. Ankerpunten zijn ... more


Ankerpunten zijn (museale) lokaties die doorgaans in voldoende mate voor publiek geopend zijn en een historische relatie hebben met industriële ontwikkelingen, zoals het Oyfo Industriemuseum in Hengelo, het Baksteen en Dakpanmuseum De Panoven in Zevenaar, of het TextilWerk in Bocholt. Ankerpunten zijn ook spoorwegmusea en museumspoorljnen, alwaar de aandacht wordt gevestigd op de relatie tussen industriële productie,  infrastructuur en transport, zoals de Museum Buurspoorweg Haaksbergen-Boekelo en het Westfälisches Feldbahnmuseum in Lengerich. Een derde categorie Ankerpunten vormen de historische musea waar op de historische industriële ontwikkelingen wordt gereflecteerd. Denk daarbij aan De Museumfabriek in Enschede, het Nederlands Openluchtmuseum in Arnhem, het Stadsmuseum te Doetinchem, de Aaltense Musea, kult-Münsterland te Vreden of het Stadtmuseum in Nordhorn.


Aaltense Musea

Through "small personal" stories, the National Museum of the Secret Annex tells the great history of hiding and resistance during World War II. Through the stories, choices and dilemmas of ordinary citizens in the border region, a picture emerges of a community in ordinary and unusual times. In ...


At the site of the present mill in the hamlet of IJzevoorde, there used to be a small stone ground-sailer, built in 1856 by B. Vels. Since the mill was in poor condition, it was demolished in 1920. The "Buursinkmolen" in Zelhem was purchased and parts of this mill were transferred to Doetinchem. The ...


Mining has a long tradition in the Tecklenburg Land. Ancient documents mention the use of Ibbenbüren coal about 500 years ago. What initially started with excavations in the neighborhood went on through the centuries with tunnels and shafts. Until the end of 2018, the mining company concentrated its ...
 BOEKELO Zouttoren

Boekelo Zouttoren

A salt tower is a facility for extracting salt from the subsoil. In Boekelo and Twekkelo there are still original salt towers, which were used to extract salt from the subsoil. In the ridge of the salt towers is a hoisting installation with which the drill pipes could be hoisted from the ground. ...
Bronkhorster Molen, STEENDEREN


BRONKHORSTER MILL A wooden standard mill stood here as early as 1482. Until 1795, the owners of the manor of Bronkhorst had the right to use the wind. The inhabitants of Bronkhorst were obliged to have their corn ground at this mill (mill compulsory). In 1803, F.A. Graaf van Limburg Stirum sold ...
De Hollandse Molen, NEEDE


Just outside Neede in the hamlet of Lochuizen stands The Dutch Mill. The mill as it stands today was commissioned in January 1927, after the standard mill that stood there was destroyed on August 10, 1925, by the cyclone that also severely affected Borculo. The association De Hollandsche Molen, in ...


Experience the history of textile industry, coal transportation and public transportation in the Eastern Netherlands. Discover how important railroads were in the last century. Meet Jan Willink, founder of the first railroad in the Achterhoek and how this changed with the arrival of trucks and ...
AMBT DELDEN De Noordmolen

De Noordmolen

The Noordmolen is more than 650 years old. In May 1347, Herman van Twicklo bought "Huize Eijsink" and the Noordmolen on the Azelose stream from the nobleman and farmer Berend van Hulscher. The deed of purchase was kept in the archives of Twickel Castle. This refers to both northern mills. In the ...
De Piepermolen, Rekken


The Pieper Mill, a stone bell mill, was built in 1796. After the mill's sails broke during a storm in 1940, the hull fell into an increasingly dilapidated state for thirty years. In 1970, however, the Piepermolen was restored, using parts of stripped and demolished mills. The mill takes its name ...

De Rosmolen

The Rosmolen was built in 1546 as an addition to and opposite the already existing - nearby - Grafelijke windmill, by order of the then owners the Counts Van Bergh. The Counts leased the complete site with tower mill after the construction of the rosmolen, and the miller used the rosmolen when there ...


The Warkense Molen is a reed-covered ground-sailer and built in 1878 by order of Jannes Nijendijk. In 1899, a petroleum engine was installed to allow grinding in windless conditions. In 1922 the drive was taken over by a crude oil engine. With the exception of the war years, grinding on the wind was ...
De Zwiepse Molen, LOCHEM-ZWIEP


THE ZWIEPSE MILL The Zwiep Mill was built in 1851 near the Deep Well on the Zwiepse Berg near Barchem. The mill was moved several times due to poor wind catch, the last time in 1880. Since 1992, the mill has been managed by the Zwiepse Molen Preservation Foundation. The mill has one grinding torque ...

Doesburgsche Mosterd- en Azijnfabriek

Doesburg aan de IJssel houses a unique factory, expanded in 1974 with a museum dedicated to the production of mustard and vinegar. Equipment from several defunct mustard factories is used for production. Filling in luxury jars is done with old filling machines.


ERDÖLMUSEUM OSTERWALD The "Erdölmuseum Osterwald" presents the history and present of oil and natural gas extraction. You will learn about the production of oil and natural gas and gain insight into the search, drilling and production of oil and further processing. The museum is housed in a former ...

ERIH-Ankerpunkt TextilWerk Bocholt

With two sites to the left and right of the River Aa, TextilWerk Bocholt represents a unique historical ensemble of textile production. More than 20,000 spindles once turned at the Herding spinning mill in Bocholt. The history and present of textiles come to life here on three floors. Exhibitions ...
Buitengoed De Panoven, ZEVENAAR


Brick and Roof tile museum "Buitengoed De Panoven" is a former roof tile and brick factory from 1850 and is now transformed into a well-preserved industrial heritage site. The former factory has a unique zigzag kiln, the last zigzag kiln in all of Western Europe still intact. Until 1924, four ...

ERIH-Ankerpunt De Museumfabriek

The Museum Factory has existed since 2008, formed from a merger of three institutions: Nature Museum Enschede, the Van Deinse Institute and Museum Jannink, and was called TwentseWelle until May 2018. The Museum Factory is a family museum where the future is discovered. Through learning, playing, ...


DRU INDUSTRY The DRU in Ulft is a symbol of the Achterhoek's iron industry, which has caused a furor since the 18th century. For a long time, the DRU was the most important employer in the region. Meanwhile, the industrial activity has left. Almost all of the old factory buildings have been given a ...

ERIH-Ankerpunt Oyfo Techniekmuseum, Oyfo Kunst en Techniek

The HEIM Foundation, Hengelo's Educational and Industrial Museum, founded from the Industrial Archaeology Working Group of Oald Hengel - now Museum Hengelo - is the founder of the Engineering Museum HEIM, now Oyfo Engineering Museum, founded in 1983.
Molen Geertruida Maria, GORSSEL

Geertruida Cornelia

Windmill Geertruida Cornelia Mill Geertruida Cornelia is a round stone ground-sailer. The permit to build the mill was applied for in 1893, but construction was not completed until 1895 due to the death of the applicant. In addition to the mill, a mechanical grinding unit, powered by an ...