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George Washington's Mount Vernon

Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mount Vernon Admission Ticket
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Mount Vernon Admission Ticket
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Come share the fascinating moments of America’s first family with yours at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Explore the beautiful mansion and grounds and get to know the man, the ideas and the values that founded a nation. Dive into history through...more
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3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, VA 22121
+1 703-780-2000
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited George and Martha Washington's Mount Vernon twice in 5 days. There is so much to see, so much to cover. Of course, there is a guided tour, which takes you mainly to the mansion. And yet there is so much you can explore...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank asselinus
Reviewed 4 days ago

With the DC government shutdown, this is a convenient museum and historical grounds only 30 minutes from DC. However, the tickets are $20 per person without any discounts for students, teachers, or college students/professors. We were forced to learn about the history while browsing the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MargoFrance2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had the opportunity to take 200 Fellows to the Mt Vernon for a day trip to see the Mount Vernon House. The tour was interesting. The staff at the home were really nice and accommodating.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnnyboydc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had visited once before many years ago and it has changed/upgraded since then. The education center and museum are beautifully done and a nice addition. Loved the 4D Revolutionary War movie and the other movies and exhibits and artifacts. Nice gift shop and clean restrooms....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank tvlmama721
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our visit to Mount Vernon! We were so impressed with the museum and the preservation of the house! The house and the grounds were so beautiful! We actually are planning to come back in the spring when the gardens are in bloom and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tcook2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had wonderful time touring the home and farm. A must visit for families, the stories were amazing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cooper204
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Step into the home of founding father George Washington. This time of hear is not crowded at all. We were the only 2 people on the guided tour of the mansion. Our guide Ron was excellent and provided many interesting insights. The mansion tour goves...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank anectrafim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice and interesting visit ! Well prepared tour guides and a lot of historical information. And what to say about the Potomac River’s view ?!! Astonishing!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank saferrari1978
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Washington DC during the government shut down. Since we were unable to visit the Smithsonian, we decided to take a tour to Mount Vernon. Charles our tour guide was amazing. He didn’t stop telling us all about DC. The tour took us through...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Thunder830
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family enjoyed our time at Mount Vernon!. The guided house tour was great and the property is really nice! They have alot of plaques explaining the areas across the property and the museum is a must see!

Date of experience: January 2019
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25 October 2018|
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Response from Vangie0712 | Reviewed this property |
You can tour on your own or rent an earphone to listen for more informed historical information.
9 October 2018|
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Response from Christopherford1177 | Reviewed this property |
I apologise, I never saw your question. Hope you had an enjoyable tour
15 July 2018|
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Response from jfm14 | Reviewed this property |
We went on a weekday in the summer. I’d guess that’s better than a weekend. It was busy but not overcrowded.