Welcome to Watson’s Mill


Watson’s Mill is a museum and historical centre that celebrates Manotick and its history. The building is an 1860s water powered grist and flour mill built by Moss Kent Dickinson and Joseph Currier, who together founded the village of Manotick. Today Watson’s Mill continues to grind flour while helping visitors explore the past and conserving the site for the future.

Hours & Location

Watson’s Mill

Closed for general visitation.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Halloween Spook-tacular!
October 30
1pm – 4pm

Christmas Craft Market
November 20-21
November 27-28
December 4-5
10am – 4pm

OFFICE of Watson’s Mill

Monday – Friday
10am – 4:30pm

If you would like to visit our Office we require that you make an appointment in advance.
Please call 613-692-6455 or contact info@watsonsmill.com.

Used Book Store

October 15 – December 5
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
10am – 4pm

BOOKSTORE CLOSED SUNDAY OCTOBER 17 DUE TO SCHEDULED POWER OUTAGE.

Dickinson House

September 11 – December 5
Weekends, Holiday Mondays
10am – 4:30pm

DICKINSON HOUSE CLOSED SUNDAY OCTOBER 17 DUE TO SCHEDULED POWER OUTAGE.

Admissions

General Admission

FREE for all ages!
FREE guided tours upon arrival on site.
Groups of 10 or more people must book in advance.

Booking Programs

Watson’s Mill offers a range of customizable tours and programs… we’ll even come to you!
To learn more about a programming options please visit our Programs page.

To discuss your options and make a booking contact:
Elaine Eagen
Programming & Visitor Experience Manager
613-692-6455
programs@watsonsmill.com

Group Tours (10 or more People)

Watson’s Mill provides structured visits and tours for groups of 10 or more people.
Groups of 10 or more are required to make an advanced reservation.

Group Tour Cost (per person):
$2 Watson’s Mill
$3 Watson’s Mill & Dickinson House

Contact


WATSON’S MILL OFFICE

613-692-6455
info@watsonsmill.com

PO Box 145
Manotick, ON
K4M 1A2

Recognition of Territory

Watson’s Mill is built on un-ceded Algonquin Anishinabe territory.

The peoples of the Algonquin Anishinabe Nation have lived on this territory for millennia. Their culture and presence have nurtured and continue to nurture this land.

Watson’s Mill honours the peoples and land of the Algonquin Anishinabe Nation.

Watson’s Mill honours all First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples and their valuable past and present contributions to this land.