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Lanz Bulldog museum

Lanz Bulldog museum Vollenhove was created as a hobby by someone with a love and passion for these special kinds of tractors. What started with a single tractor, has become a museum full of tractors, machines, history about the factory, and miniatures.

By using these special engines it had a distinguishing sound, a staccato "boom-boom".

The hot-bulb engine tractors were produced from around 1921 up to 1955, in various models and series. Tractors with a hot-bulb engine were very popular because of their great strength, simplicity and reliability, but also because of their robustness. The tractors ran on diesel, but also on petroleum, waste oils, and other flammable liquids.

In the early fifties, the hot-bulb engine had become outdated compared to the competition, and the demand for this tractor had significantly decreased. As a result, they decided to replace the hot-bulb engine with a more modern version, the single-cylinder semi-diesel. However, the end could not be avoided, and in 1955 Heinrich LANZ Mannheim AG was taken over by John Deere.

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The Lanz Bulldog Museum is there to preserve these, and all of the other memories.

Opening hours Museum.

April until September
9 a.m. - 11.30 a.m.
1.30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Otherwise, by appointment.

Entry price
Adults € 2 per person.
Children up to 12 years, free.

Noordwal 3
8325 PP Vollenhove
Telephone +31 (0) 527-241378

The museum

Opening Lanz Bulldog museum

Recording ANWB commercial