In the second half of the nineteenth century, appears the mill American type. Effective and easy to install, spread successfully, reaches Portugal in the first decades of the twentieth century. Named after the metal frame on top of the mill, similar to a dwelling house and the country it came from, The United States.
In Cascais, the Roquette family, which owned a major construction companies aero embraced the idea and developed it according to the needs and characteristics of our county, introducing candles in plate-shaped bag, providing a better wind power on the concept of maximizing production
With an intense activity aimed at school groups, the mill also open on specific days for dynamic workshops bread. See the schedule on Cultural Agenda.
Works Monday to Friday from 10 a.m to 5 p.m
Visits: monday,Wendnesday and Friday from 10 a.m to 1 p.m and from 2 p.m to 4 p.m