Colvin Run Mill Historic Site

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Hours: Daily 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed Tuesdays. Facility hours and tour times may vary when school field trips are on-site

10017 Colvin Run Road
Great Falls, Virginia 22066

Mike Henry,
Manager

Colvin Run Mill Programs

Upcoming Featured Events

Sep

22

12:00PM, (Ages 3-Adult) Colvin Run Mill celebrates Stills and Cider on Sunday, September…

Sep

28

10:15AM, (10-Adult) Get an insider’s look at historic Colvin Run Mill and see areas not…

Oct

05

1:00PM, For people who have attended past basic tea seminars. An exploration into…

Nov

09

1:00PM, Although chai is the Indian word for tea, Americans have adopted the word to…

Grinding Grain

First and Third Sundays, April through October
Noon-3 p.m.
No reservations required.
The miller will grind grain, environmental conditions permitting. Please call the site to confirm.

Tour cost: $7 adults, $6 student 16 and up with ID, $5 child and senior.

 

Blacksmithing Demonstrations

First Sunday of each month when the mill is grinding
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
No reservations required.
Watch as the blacksmith fires up his forge and works with hammer and tongs to make iron tools and utensils. FREE

 

Northern Virginia Carvers

First and Third Sundays in June, July and August
Noon-3 p.m.
No reservations required.
(12 years and older) Wood carvers lend their tools and expertise to help you uncover your hidden artistic talent. Create a creature from a block of wood. The lessons are free. There is a nominal charge for wood blanks.

A young girl smiles as she gathers straw to stuff in a scarecrow

 

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