Colvin Run Mill Historic Site

CONTACT INFORMATION: Colvin Run General Store is open Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Ticketed Mill Tours available Saturday and Sunday. The grounds are open daily from dawn to dusk.
703-759-2771 TTY 711
10017 Colvin Run Road
Great Falls, Virginia 22066
Julie Gurnee
Colvin Run Mill Manager

Colvin Run Mill Historic Site

Take a Turn at the Mill

Explore beautifully wooded and landscaped grounds around historic Colvin Run Mill and General Store.
Picnic, shop, hike, attend special programs and tour the 200-year-old working mill.

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12:00PM, (6-Adult) Throughout history of the United States, the labor of women, like…

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12:00PM, Step into the past as we bring the extraordinary work of women in the 19th…

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10:00AM, (2-5 yrs.) Explore Colvin Run Mill with your toddler this spring while enjoying…

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7:00PM, (16-Adult) Needle Felting is a recent craft with a rich history. Learn to…

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11:00AM, (2-9 years) Hunt for eggs filled with treats and treasures on the grounds of…

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10:00AM, (2-5 yrs.) Explore Colvin Run Mill with your toddler this spring while enjoying…

 

Colvin Run Classes and Events

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Embark on a historical journey with programs and events at Colvin Run Mill.  From workshops to mill days, our diverse calendar promises engaging experiences for all ages, connecting visitors to mill's past and the vibrant community that surrounds it.


Women's Work in the 19th Century

Step into the past as we bring the extraordinary work of women in the 19th century to life. Delve into the heart of history and experience the invaluable contributions that women made to families, communities and the entire nation. Roll up your sleeves and try your hand at baking, candle making, sewing and the age-old art of washing clothes.

Saturday, March 16, 12-3 p.m.

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Colvin Run Mill is Fairfax County's award-winning, operational, 19th-century water-powered gristmill. The site offers recreational and educational activities for all ages through tours, school programs and special events. Admission to the park is FREE. There are fees for tours, programs and special events.

Colvin Run Mill Grounds are open daily dawn to dusk. You may walk the grounds and see the historic Mill and buildings from the outside.

The Mill and Historic Miller’s house are open on weekends from 11-4.  The historic house is a free self-guided exhibit. To see the inside of the mill, you must purchase a mill tour or grind day ticket.  Advance ticket purchase recommended.  See more information on our tours page.

The Colvin Run Mill General Store is open Friday– Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All grain and teas can now be purchased in the store during those hours.  See more information on our Colvin Run Mill General Store webpage.

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