Buffalo Trace Distillery

Visitor Information

113 Great Buffalo Trace
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Phone: 1-800-654-8471
Website: http://www.buffalotracedistillery.com
Hours: Open All Year-Tours are Complimentary Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tours 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tours 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Sunday (April-October) 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tours 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m

National Trust for Historic Preservation Member Discount: 10% off merchandise in Gift Shop (excluding alcohol and barrel products).


Buffalo Trace Distillery is a family-owned company in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky. The Distillery's rich tradition dates back to 1786. It is a fully operational distillery and is registered as a National Historic Landmark under the George T. Stagg Distillery. Buffalo Trace is a rare, intact example of a distillery operating before, during and after Prohibition with intact distillery resources ranging in date from ca. 1880 to 1953. These provide an unparalleled opportunity to study at one site the evolution of the building types, building materials and construction technology associated with the American whiskey industry over time.