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Explore American History At George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate 

Step back in time to discover pre- and post-revolutionary America when you visit Mount Vernon Estate, the home of George Washington. Charming 18th Century architecture, spectacular gardens and informative history tours offer insight into the lives of America's first President and his family, as well as compassion for the enslaved people who lived and worked on his estate. Explore the historic mansion, wander acres of gardens, visit galleries filled with art and artifacts, and enjoy interactive experiences and hands-on activities for visitors of all ages. Discover the country's original First Family at this unforgettable center of American history when you visit Mount Vernon Estate.
 

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Prices - 

Admission is $20 adults; $19 seniors (62+); $12 children (6-11). Kids 5 and under enter free. Online discounts available.
 

Hours -

Open daily from 9am-4pm, November-March and from 9am-5pm, April-October.
 

Events

  • Christmas at Mount Vernon
  • Revolutionary War Weekend
  • Spring Wine Festival
 
 

Activities

  • Gardens & Forest Trail
  • Guided Tours & Character Experiences 
  • 4-D Movie Theater
  • Pioneer Farm & Heritage Animals
  • Slave Memorial & Burial Ground
  • Restaurants & Gift Shop
 

FAQs

  • Do you offer Mount Vernon package?

    Yes, our exclusive hotel package offers everything you need for a fun and relaxing visit to Mount Vernon Estate and other attractions in the Washington, DC metro area. Book with us and enjoy comfortable overnight accommodations in one of our plush guest rooms with complimentary Wi-Fi and premium cable. Wake up to a free Express Start hot breakfast then visit Mount Vernon with two complimentary tickets. Take our free shuttle to the Metro station to explore Old Town Alexandria or visit landmarks, museums and parks in Washington, DC.
  • What are the tours and activities at Mount Vernon?

    Mount Vernon offers a choice of seasonal tours and activities for the whole family. Visit the working distillery and gristmill to see where George Washington produced his flour, cornmeal and whiskey. Learn about the lives and contributions of the enslaved people who lived at the estate. Explore beautiful 18th-century gardens and take a tour of the four-acre pioneer farm. Step back in time to discover the fashions and meet the people who lived and worked at Mount Vernon. Or go behind-the-scenes to see how food was stored, prepared and served in Washington's day.
 

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