George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill

  • ADDRESS:
  • Route 235, three miles from Mount Vernon Estate
  • Mount Vernon, VA 22121
  • PHONE:
  • (703) 780-2000
  • Details
    Demonstrations by costumed distillers and millers take visitors through the historic processes of whiskey-making and flour and cornmeal production. George Washington's Distillery is the only authentic 18th-century distillery in the country, and his water-powered gristmill features an automated system with four floors of intricate gears and shafts. Combined ticket with Mount Vernon available. Open daily April-October 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Admission fee is included in the George Washington’s Mount Vernon admission, where groups of 20 or more get special group rates. Admission can also be purchased separately. For more information, contact 703.799.8688 or groups@mountvernon.org.