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Dorozsma Windmill - Szeged - Kiskundorozsma
The Windmill
Address: 6791, Szeged - Kiskundorozsma Sz├ęlmalom u. 2/A
Phone number: (62) 463-112, (20) 954-2124
Opening hours: 01.03-30.10.: Tue-Sun 14-18
The mill was built by Andor Cz├ękus in 1821. Later, Gy├Ârgy Farag├│ purchased it in 1900. At the beginning it was used for grinding grains in several qualities. The work was done as a family business. To use out the seasonal winds, the mill many times was running day and night. continue
Permanent exhibitions
Contemporary postcard
The fate of the popular Farag├│ Mill built in 1921 can be traced from its collapse to its reconstruction, to the state it is in nowadays. continue
The quality of the flour is determined by th egap between the mill stones
There are two types of windmills in Hungary: the one that is propelled on the upper part eventually replaced the one propelled on the lower part. In both cases the power of the wind is transformed by the sails into a swirling motion. continue
A taste of the exhibition
Before the 'great water', in other words the great flood on the River Tisza in 1879, beehive ovens were essential part of every house in Dorozsma. At homesteads, villages, even in market towns bread was baked day after day in these ovens usually performed by the housewife or the oldest daughter. continue
A taste of the exhibition
Combines appeared on the scene at the end of the 19th century. Before, crop was harvested with hand, with wooden rake, scythe, sickle, etc, objects. For thrashing flappers and sprinkler shovels were used. continue