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The Mill at Anselma

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A real-time piece of American History

We live close by the Mill, it is most definitely a local treasure. Every few weeks or so, there is... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
Great working historic mill

This is a rare wooden geared mill that is intract and quite educational. They make flour and a... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Jonathan C
Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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Nestled along the Pickering Creek in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, the Mill at Anselma is an extraordinary artifact of 250 years of Chester County’s industrial heritage. The Mill retains its original Colonial-Era power train, as well as multiple...more
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1730 Conestoga Rd, Chester Springs, PA 19425-1810
+1 610-827-1906
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All reviews check their website great place to visit guided tour few hours cornmeal centuries mills admission history
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We live close by the Mill, it is most definitely a local treasure. Every few weeks or so, there is something happening at the Mill. To see an actual grain mill in action is pretty impressive, let alone a Mill that is centuries old. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Beegal99
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a rare wooden geared mill that is intract and quite educational. They make flour and a wonderful roasted cornmeal that I use to bake cornbread. Worth a few hours to tour the mill and mill race.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Our visit to this historic mill site was the highlight to our weekend jaunt through the area. The attitude level here is low-key, to be sure, but befits the site nicely. I'd suggest a leisurely stroll around the grounds in addition to the guided tour....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ken B
Reviewed December 1, 2017

The Mill is great...when they have tours, it is cool to see how wheat, corn, etc is ground up and turned into powder/flour. Also a great place to take the kids to see Santa!!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank David S
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Included this on our day trip to the area to have Tea. Admission is $5 ($4 for seniors) and included a guided tour of the property along with its history. Unfortunately, only the actual mill is open for tours. It would be nice if at...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 981Linda
Reviewed April 28, 2017

There is so much to see in the Philadelphia suburbs! we were looking for a historical site to visit on a particularly nice weekend and we came across the Mill at Anselma. The volunteers at the Mill gave us a wonderful and informative tour and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Maggie S
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Great little find. Family or just for a 90 minute outing. Staff was great and tour guide did an excellent job. Highly recommend this stop for history buffs. 260 year old working mill in great shape.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Katherine L, Executive Director at The Mill at Anselma, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Thank you for visiting!

Reviewed September 15, 2016

There was a lovely path and a beautiful stone building. Plenty of signs telling the history of the mill and it's importance to the surrounding area. Loved it!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Lulu F
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Restored Historic Mill with knowledgeable volunteers at every stop explaining much and demonstrating. Other displays at times, such as home cheese making.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank KathyUSA
Reviewed February 16, 2016

We have all heard of grist mills (water driven equivalents of European windmills). Here Is a working one that has been totally rebuilt in the original style. Fascinating for all!

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank carmik12
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