George Washington’s Distillery & Gristmill
- 5514 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway 2.7 miles from Mount Vernon Estate Mount Vernon, VA 22121
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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 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., April through October.