The domain the ‘Groote Hoef’ with the mill museum and the horse mill
The ‘Groote Hoef’ was the first Abbey farm on Lommel territory. It has been beautifully renovated.
Next to the beatifully renovated farm, you will also find the following buildings on the domain:
• The mill museum that is situated in the original sheep fold. In this museum you can see some scale model mills in operation, mill components and old engines. The non-profit organization Living Mills (‘vzw Levende Molens’) organizes guided tours here.
• In front of the mill museum there is a horse mill. A small but unique restoration of this type of mill with beautiful interior work. A farm horse walks round the mill in a circle in order to make it turn round.
• In the renovated dwelling- and stable house you will find both the restaurant and banquet room ‘De Groote Hoef’.