As of Wednesday, June 10, 2020, Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site visitor center, museum and office are open for the public with recommended safety precautions and social distancing measures in place. Museum hours include 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The historic site grounds are open 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Sunday. For more information on the health and safety measures in place, visit https://mostateparks.com/response.
Visit the Mill, House and Museum
Visitors may tour the fully equipped 1860 woolen mill and gristmill, the Watkins 1850 Classic Revival style house, and a number of outbuildings, including the summer kitchen, smokehouse, icehouse and fruit dry house. The Living History Program features an heirloom garden and minor breeds livestock.
Fees include tax. Qualified tax-exempt organizations MUST provide a copy of a tax exempt certificate at the time of payment.
Adults (18 and older): $4
Youth (Ages 6-17): $3
Child (Ages 0-5): Free*
*Children under the age of 6 are admitted free with a paid adult.
The visitor center and museum features exhibits on the Watkins family, Watkins' Bethany farm, the woolen mill and the impact of industrialization on every day life in the 19th century. The facility office is located in the visitor center, as is the Mill Store gift shop.