Visit fully functioning reconstructions of George Washington's Distillery® and Gristmill, located 2.7 miles from the estate’s main entrance. Come see the mighty gears turning and the stones grinding at our Gristmill, where Washington produced flour and cornmeal. And within our functioning distillery, you can see where we make George Washington's whiskey. In 1799, it was one of the largest whiskey distillery in America.

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Gristmill

Come visit Mount Vernon's working mill.  Watch the water wheel turn and the mighty gears rotate as we grind Washington's grain.

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Distillery

Come see George Washington's Mount Vernon distillery. You can visit this working recreation where we make his whiskey today.

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Street Address

5514 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy
Alexandria, VA 22309

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Open today from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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