You're a teacher and you'd like to come with your class? We offer to discover Bénesse-lès-Dax windmill around two keys: Food and architecture

School workshops

Average school workshops time :  2h00 
Choose one of both topic  for primary schools
You'll be guided by a learning assistant. Each workshops is divided in 4 parts. Whatever the topic, you'll be visiting the mill.

Our Topics : 

  • From the grain to cooking

From the sown grain to cooking : all pupils' senses will be  required to discover the different  steps: from cereal growing to cereal processing.

  • Architecture

Why is there a windmill here? How was it built ? How does it work ? Pupils will learn everything about the sails and the mill machinery.

And if you'd like to stay a bit longer*

2 options :

  • mill hands-on activities
    we will lend you materials and you provide adequate supervision on the activities.
  • digital trasure trail (from 5 to 12) French spoken only.
    You're in seach of adventure with your pupils. Download Vira & Vasa App sur Listen the tale, and follow your heroes on the windmill site. 
    (*) In June and early July only

Opening Times

ALL YEAR ROUND - Booking required
We focus on workshops in morning

Ticket prices

 €5.00 per pupil
Free : Teacher / Leaders

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For any information or booking

Contact us to 
+33 6 52 93 65 63
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