Science, archeology, molinology
When scientists, professors, students, engineers, mill owners and fans from 22 countries come together, then they'll not only look back to earlier history of mills, but also through interesting and ongoing projects, production processes and reconstruction methods and materials.
The International Molinological Society (TIMS) Symposium offers a platform for the active exchange of knowledge about types of mills and mechanisms from different epochs connected with its ways of life. Furthermore, new specialist literature will be released. Every four years the meeting takes place in an other country.
Museums, mill regions, associations
Be it a miller, a millwright, a scientist or just a techie friend, all are brought together to the German Mill Society (DGM) in order to pursue their hobbies and passion for any kind of mills.
Since 1987 it has taken up the task of working hard on preserve and maintain all that different types of mills and similar technological monuments in our country. A vast expertise is coming together here, which is shared and communicated at mill conventions and other events regularly. All work is done voluntary by putting a lot of heart and soul, not only to preserve the heritage of these historical places for posterity, but also for keeping idyllic places in our fast-paced world.
German Mill Society as an umbrella association is headquartered in the mill region Minden-Lübbecke in East Westphalia.
The KRABAT Mill Schwarzkollm
Also known as the "Black Mill".
There the annual Krabat Festival is taking place.