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Open House Tours & Events

Tours of Evans-Mumbower Mill are typically given from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the third Sunday of the month in the spring, summer and fall. Guides will take you for a fascinating tour to see the mill in operation and give you a history of milling on the Wissahickon Creek.  There is also an operational blacksmith shop where visitors can  watch demonstrations!

To arrange for group tours of Evans-Mumbower Mill contact the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association at 215-646-8866.

The Mill is located on the Wissahickon Creek at Swedesford & Township Line Roads in North Wales, PA.

2019 Open House Schedule

All Open House events are 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and free of charge unless otherwise noted.

Sunday, April 28

Season Opener 
Start the 2019 season and feel the excitement of rumbling stones, hear the splash of water over the wheel, and witness the cornmeal as it spills down a chute and into a barrel below. 

Sunday, May 19 

Connecting with Nature

Sunday, June 23

Dog Walk & Adoption Event

Exciting News: Lulu's Rescue will have a Meet & Greet on site with several sweet and adoptable dogs! They will be at the mill from 1 to 3 p.m.

Sunday, July 21

Ice Cream Social
Take a break from the heat and join us for a cool treat and a tour of the water-powered gristmill. 

Sunday, September 15

Fall Mill Festival
Celebrate traditions from times past at the Fall Mill Festival. Take a tour of Montgomery County's only water-powered gristmill and experience many hands-on, family-friendly demonstrations including tin smithing, corn husk dolls, Lenni-Lenape story teller, and blacksmith shop.

Saturday, October 26, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Family Friendly Ghost Tour & Pumpkin Painting
Don’t miss this slightly spooky but fun evening when old Henry Mumbower and his family revisit his Mill to see how it is operating today. Relax and roast marshmallows and enjoy some seasonal cider. Come early to paint your own pumpkin from 5-6pm.

  • Small fee for pumpkins
     

Sunday, November 17

Open House & Trail Walk
After touring the Mill, take a walk along the former millrace that fed the mill, to locate the remnants of the dam in the Upper Wissahickon. The walk will begin at 2:00 pm and last approximately an hour. Please wear sturdy shoes or boots!