Žaliūkiai Village Miller’s Farmstead-Museum

Žaliūkiai Village miller’s farmstead is an oasis of ethnic culture, traditional customs and entertainment, surrounded by a modern city. Upon their arrival in Šiauliai, the visitors can see the restored windmill of Žaliūkiai with an authentic grain grinding equipment and the restored miller’s cabin. The restored windmill is the only surviving construction of wooden architecture and an object of industrial heritage from the second part of the 19th century as well as the first museum of grain processing history in Lithuania.

Throughout the year, everyday life of the miller’s family can be observed in the homestead. The grain is milled, the bread is baked, and educational activities and tours are conducted during which the miller himself introduces the visitors to the grain processing and unique equipment of the mill.