• Peirce Mill

    Peirce Mill

    District of Columbia

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  • Access to Peirce Mill is limited

    Due to flooding access to Peirce Mill is limited to the main level. National Park Service staff will continue to be available to answer questions about the mill during normal operating hours. The lower level will be closed until cleaned.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Open January 1 - March 31 Saturday and Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Open April 1 - October 31 Wednesday-Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM except Fourth of July.

Open November 1 - December 21 Saturday and Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

For more information and to arrange for group tours of the barn and Peirce Mill (groups of 10 or more), please call (202) 895-6070.

Did You Know?

Peirce Millstones

The phrase “Keeping your nose to the grindstone” is a milling term. When in operation, the miller would open a small door above the millstones and smell the grains. If smoke or a burning odor was detected, the stones were too close to each other.