Grain mill, Schnals

South Tyrol

Built: 1773/1830
Year of translocation: 1967

This grain mill is built of logs with notched joints and protruding ends and has a purlin roof covered with lathing. A wooden millrace carries the water to the overshot water-wheel which drives the gears and the millstones. The upper millstone, called the ‘runner’, revolves, the lower ‘bedder’ is fixed to the floor. Between them the grain was crushed into fine flour.


Austrian Open-Air Museum Stübing

Enzenbach 32
8114 Stübing, Österreich
T +43-3124/53700
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Opening Hours

31 March to 31 October Mon-Sun, public holidays 9am - 6pm
Admission until 5pm