Ever wonder what George Washington ate for dinner? This 60-minute specialty tour goes behind-the-scenes to show how food was stored, who prepared it, and how it was served before the era of microwaves.

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$7 per person in addition to general admission

Mansion Circle

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Get an in-depth look at food-focused locations around the estate, including the produce-packed gardens and the mansion cellar, where food was stored. The tour concludes in Mount Vernon’s greenhouse with a refreshment.

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Please allow at least 10-15 minutes to walk from the main entrance to the tour’s starting point at the Mansion Circle. 

A portion of the tickets for this walking tour are offered in advance and the remainder are sold at the ticket window on the day of the tour.

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Open today from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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