Daniel's Whiskey Distillery
The Jack Daniel's Visitor
Distillery Tour Information
Lynchburg is the seat of Moore County, the smallest county
in Tennessee. Even though it's home to the Distillery, it's
a dry county and has been ever since Prohibition. And while
the Distillery may be the main attraction here, you don't
want to miss other local favorites like lunch at Miss Mary
Bobo's Boarding House and a trip to the Lynchburg Hardware
And General Store. If you want to explore all the sights in
Lynchburg, take your time. There's plenty to see.
you're in the vicinity of Lynchburg, just over an hour's drive
from Nashville, drop by for a firsthand look at our Distillery.
One of our guides will accompany you on a tour and tell you
the complete story of our whiskey. And you'll probably hear
an interesting story or two about Mr. Jack as well.
a quarter of a million people make their way to Lynchburg,
Tennessee every year and for many, it's a pilgrimage to see
the Distillery where Jack Daniel's Whiskey has been made for
more than a century and a half.
Distillery is about 75 miles southeast of Nashville, Tennessee.
Distiller Jeff Arnett You may not know Jeff Arnett,
chances are, you're familiar with his work. Jeff is only the
seventh Master Distiller at the Jack Daniel Distillery. He
oversees the entire whiskey-making process of milling, yeasting,
fermentation, distillation, and maturation.
of Operation Tour hours are: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Central Time. We're open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas
Eve, Christmas, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day.
last about an hour and fifteen minutes and start every fifteen
minutes or so. Visitors are asked not to take backpacks or
to Tennessee law, the White Rabbit Bottle Shop is closed on
Sundays. It is also closed on the days the Distillery is closed
to visitors, as well as on certain holidays like the Fourth
of July and Labor Day. However, we are allowed to do business
on Election Day. So plan your visit accordingly should you
desire to purchase Jack Daniel's commemorative decanters from
the White Rabbit Bottle Shop.
Mary Bobo's It began as a traveler's hotel in 1867,
where Jack Daniel took many a noonday meal. Miss Mary Bobo
ran her boarding house until her death in 1983, one month
shy of her 102nd birthday. Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House
Restaurant still stands today, welcoming visitors for home-cooked
from being known far and wide for her hospitality, Miss Mary
is also the oldest woman ever to appear on the pages of Playboy
Magazine. In an ad for Jack Daniel's, of course.
the proprietress at Miss Mary's is Jack Daniel's great-grandniece,
Lynne Tolley. And not only is she the proprietress of the
Boarding House, she's also an official taster at her Uncle
Jack's distillery. Monday through Saturday, she prepares the
noontime meals at Miss Mary's. As Lynne always says, “As
Jack Daniel's great-grandniece, I guess you could say it's
in my blood to carry on the family tradition.”
from Nashville Take Interstate 24 East toward Chattanooga
to Exit 81A (Murfreesboro/Shelbyville exit.) Turn right on
Highway 231 and drive into Shelbyville. Once in Shelbyville,
look for a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant on your left.
Continue on Highway 231 and turn left at the third traffic
light. This will put you on Highway 82. Follow Highway 82
approximately 15 miles until it dead-ends into Highway 55.
Turn right and go 1.5 miles into Lynchburg.
from Chattanooga From Chattanooga, take Interstate
24 West toward Nashville to Exit 111 (Manchester exit). Turn
left on Highway 55 through Manchester and Tullahoma, then
from Huntsville, AL From Huntsville, AL, follow Highway
231 North to Fayetteville, pick up Route 64, and then take
Highway 50 to Lynchburg. When you get here, the Distillery
is easy to spot. Drive through Lynchburg and the entrance
into our Visitor Center parking area is two blocks past our
only stoplight, right off Highway 55 next to the Mulberry
Us / Question & More Info
Jack Daniel's Visitor Center
Lynchburg, Tennessee, USA 37352
Phone: (931) 759.6357
Hill If there was one thing that Jack Daniel was
known for almost as much as making Tennessee Whiskey, it was
entertaining. And no doubt about it, Mr. Jack would have been
proud to host a few gatherings at the Jack Daniel's Barbecue
in the spring of 2004, Barbecue Hill hosts private events
as well as select holiday weekend luncheons known as Noon
Time on Barbecue Hill. The open-air pavilion offers a spectacular
view of the Jack Daniel's Hollow and the town of Lynchburg,
Tennessee. And it's tailor-made for good southern cooking
and old-fashioned fun.
menu includes sumptuous barbecue chicken and tangy pulled
pork, creamy coleslaw, homemade potato salad, bubbling baked
beans, hot homemade cornbread, tipsy baked apples, Jack Daniel's
special chocolate-pecan pie, and home-brewed tea, coffee and
lemonade. You'll enjoy listening to live music performed by
local artists as well as playing a game known as bung toss
(each guest receives a branded bung!). One thing's for sure:
You'll never get bored at Barbecue Hill.
Because Noon Time on Barbecue Hill is open to all ages, no
alcohol is served. The cost for lunch is $25 for adults and
$10 for children ages 4-10; children 3 and under eat for free.
Lunch is served from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (CST). For more
information or to make a reservation, call (931) 759-6993
by noon on Thursday or send an email to the Visitor
The Jack Daniel's Barbecue Pavilion can be
reserved by companies or organizations wishing to host private,
traditional Jack Daniel's Barbecues for 50 or more people.
Please call (931) 759.6357 or email the
Jack Daniel's Distillery for more information.