The Eastham Windmill is an important asset for the Town of Eastham. It is believed to be the oldest and last working gristmill on Cape Cod and is a major tourist attraction for the town. Its easy access from Route 6 offers all travelers a snapshot of the Cape's past circa 1700-1800. The Windmill is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Hours of operation as of 08/31/2023 are:
Aug 31, Sept 1, Sept 2, Sept 4 (Labor Day) from 9am-4pm
Sept 9 and Sept 10th - 10am-4pm
Last day for the Eastham Windmill to be open is Sunday, September 10, 2023. The Windmill will also be open during Windmill Weekend.
Each year, a major Windmill celebration takes place the weekend after Labor Day. Called "Windmill Weekend", the 3-day celebration features music, food and crafts booths, a cookout, a pancake breakfast, a road race and a parade, and much more.