On this guided tour, see the distillery where George Washington made his whiskey and the gristmill that produced thousands of pounds of flour and cornmeal a day. 

Tours take place every 30 minutes.

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Add to Calendar 09/04/2020 09:00:00 09/04/2020 17:00:00 America/New_York Distillery & Gristmill Tours

On this guided tour, see the distillery where George Washington made his whiskey and the gristmill that produced thousands of pounds of flour and cornmeal a day. 

Tours take place every 30 minutes.

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Public Tour Member Tour

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Cost

$10 for General Public
Free for Members - Tour Ticket Required

Located At

Gristmill

See Where We Make Washington's Whiskey

Distillery

In 1799, George Washington's distillery produced nearly 11,000 gallons, making it one of the largest whiskey distilleries in America.

Today, a faithfully reconstructed working distillery produces small batch spirits on site.

The general tour does not include tastings.

Gristmill

At the gristmill, watch as we grind corn as it was done in the 18th century.

Directions

This event is held at George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill, which is located 2.7 miles from the main estate entrance.

Guests should arrive directly at the facility. Free parking is available on-site.

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Purchase Whiskey On Site

Purchase Whiskey On Site

Distilled spirits are available to purchase on site and online at whiskey.mountvernon.org.

Safety Measures

Safety Measures

  • Social Distancing: We ask guests to maintain 6-feet of social distancing. 
  • Facial Coverings: All guests will be required to wear facial coverings both indoors and outdoors when social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Hand Sanitizer: Hand sanitizer stations are located around the estate.
  • Enhanced Cleaning: Mount Vernon's staff will provide regular enhanced cleaning in high touch areas throughout the day.

Learn more about safety measures.

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