Lynchburg, Tennessee: Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour: Safe That Killed Daniel

A highlight of the Jack Daniel's Distillery tour; he kicked the safe and the infection from his damaged toe soon killed him.

Jack Daniel's Distillery

Address:
280 Lynchburg Hwy, Lynchburg, TN
Directions:
I-24 exit 81A (Murfreesboro/Shelbyville). US Hwy 231 south into Shelbyville. Turn left at the fourth traffic light in Shelbyville, onto Highway 82. This dead-ends at Highway 55. Turn right and drive three miles into Lynchburg.
Hours:
Tours 9-4:30 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
931-759-4221
Admission:
Tours $15.
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Jack Daniel's Distillery Tours

There are now fees from $15 and up for the tours. And they do tastings on Sundays.

[Fay Giordano, 02/23/2020]
Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour - Safe That Killed Daniel

A previous post states that it is a dry state, but only the county is dry. And you can buy bottles of Jack Daniel's as a collectors item or wildlife donation.

[Yolanda, 05/01/2011]
Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour - Safe That Killed Daniel

Totally worth visiting. Avoid coming on a Sunday. It's a dry state and they will not sell you jack. Also law prohibits them from giving free samples. Having said that, go visit. Know how Mr. Daniel died.

[Robert, 07/26/2010]

Kicking the safe.

Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour - Safe That Killed Daniel

We took the Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour and kicked the same safe that killed Jack Daniels himself!

[Darick Maasen, 07/10/2010]
Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour - Safe That Killed Daniel

It was odd to see the bark on all of the trees is covered with a black fungus due to the distillery, just what the old revenuers looked for when searching for illegal stills back in the day. Enjoyed the whiff of pure alcohol before it drips through the charcoal vats. Enjoyed this tour!

[John D. Missavage, 04/20/2010]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Moore County Old Jail MuseumMoore County Old Jail Museum, Lynchburg, TN - < 1 mi.
Jack Daniel's GraveJack Daniel's Grave, Lynchburg, TN - < 1 mi.
Grave of Beautiful Jim Key, the Educated HorseGrave of Beautiful Jim Key, the Educated Horse, Shelbyville, TN - 12 mi.
In the region:
Natural Bridge, Sewanee, TN - 27 mi.

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