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Old Grist Mill Museum

Sudbury, MA
+1 978-443-1776
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Visited the Old Grist Mill

We visited the Old Grist Mill at Wayside Inn. It was really cool to see the working Grist Mill... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robert M
Sudbury, Massachusetts
"an american piece of history"

my wife and I visited the grist mill this past summer. we took the small self guided tour through... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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Part of the Longfellow Wayside Inn, a National Historic Site, this is a replica of an early 1740s grist mill that is still used for grinding grains for use and sale at the Inn.
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Sudbury, MA
+1 978-443-1776
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Old Grist Mill at Wayside Inn. It was really cool to see the working Grist Mill. They have it set up for a self guided tour. It's small so it's quick but if you stop to read all the stuff inside the...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

my wife and I visited the grist mill this past summer. we took the small self guided tour through the mill. the mill has some educating signs to explain how the mill operates and what its purpose is for because it still produces today. a...More

Thank laufieri
Reviewed 18 September 2017

As part of our walk around the Old Wayside Inn, we went to the Grist Mill. It was not open during the week, but we still saw some of the old mill stones, the spillway, and the water wheel.

Thank btaes1
Reviewed 30 August 2017

So glad we stopped on our way out of town! The mill and the grounds are just beautiful. We didn't have the time, but what a great place to have a picnic with the family. We did visit the mill museum and it was very...More

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Worth a stop if you're in the area, but not much to see. We thought the water would be 'turning' the waterwheel, but it was overflowing on the side of the mill. We spent 10 minutes there. Pretty area.

Thank Love2Travel9999
Reviewed 1 April 2017

You can go here and watch the miller grind the meal into flour or cornmeal and buy it right there to take home. He will tell you all the historical facts and details of what he is doing. Super fun for the family. Afterwards you...More

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 22 January 2017

So historic and nice walking paths. Very peaceful and scenic views. Located right off the main road.

Thank 61elc
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Reproduction of a grist mill. Works, great area for wedding and other photography. Nice to see it in operation.

Thank davidhale22
Reviewed 2 November 2016

What an absolutley beautiful replica! Lot's of historic touches and a perfect Kodak opportunity! Take pictures on the bridge by the stream and check out all the old Mill Stones!!!!!

Thank Leslie D
Reviewed 2 November 2016

You can visit Authentic working grist mill and tour inside. The grounds are wonderful for picnicking.

Thank JanetP4
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24 June 2015|
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Response from Melissa M | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee, but a donation cup at the entrance welcomes contributions of a few dollars or so. Typically, they are open during the weekend, but it would best to email Sudbury commerce to see if there is any actual dates... More
24 June 2015|
Response from Hal S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. The mill is only open part time. Call Longfellows Wayside Inn who manages the property. Their number is 978 443-1776. Bye,