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

Jul

21

12:00PM, (12-Adult) Enjoy free wood carving lessons with the Northern Virginia Carvers…

Jul

21

12:00PM, (All ages) See and hear 19th century technology at work at Colvin Run Mill. The…

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