Ballycopeland Windmill

Marcon Heritage / Ballycopeland Windmill

Ballycopeland Windmill

Marcon were appointed to deliver the internal and external interpretive fit out at the World’s last surviving roller reefer windmill.

The new exhibition is spread throughout the entire complex including the new visitor centre, the existing miller’s cottage and Kiln’s house, the Windmill itself, and an activity barn.

Scope of works incorporated:

  • Range of specialist joinery items
  • Graphic Panels showing the link between farming and industry in rural Northern Ireland in days gone by and brings to life the stories of those who lived and worked at the mill
  • Audio Visual elements include a scene-setting video and audio which bring visitors back in time to when the windmill was a working site with talking silhouettes in the coal store and the authentic noise of the windmill in operation and a touchscreen with an innovative 3D model of the windmill.
  • Physical interactives allow visitors to discover the processes involved in milling grain.


Ards and North Down Borough Council




Millisle, NI


4 weeks


Exhibitions, Visitor Attractions