Eastham Windmill

Watch the Virtual Windmill Tour.Eastham Windmill

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
  • Weather permitting
  • Last day for the Eastham Windmill to be open is Sunday, September 10, 2023. The Windmill will also be open during Windmill Weekend.

Windmill Celebration

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.