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Visit George Washington's Mount Vernon! General Admission includes one day admittance to George Washington's Estate (including the Mansion) and Distillery & Gristmill (April-October).

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365 Days of the year

General Admission

Includes one day admittance to the Mount Vernon Estate and George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill. You should plan to allow at least three hours for your visit.

Daytime Admission Tickets

$17
Adult

(12 years and older)

$8
Youth

(6 to 11 years old)

$16
Senior

(62 and over)

FREE
Child

(5 years and younger)

Daily Add On Tours

Estate Admission is Required.

Sightseeing Cruise

See George Washington’s Mount Vernon from a different perspective during this 45-minute narrated sightseeing excursion on the Potomac River.

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National Treasure Tour

Take 60-minute walking tour that includes behind-the-scenes information about areas where “National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets” filming took place and how these locations were used during George Washington’s time.

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$5 per person
Garden and Landscape Tour

This 60-minute guided tour examines Washington's brilliant design for the grounds at Mount Vernon. Visit the gardens he created, see some of the original trees that are still standing, and learn how he merged areas for work and leisure to create a master plan for his beloved home.

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FREE
Slave Life Tour

This 60-minute guided walking tour highlights the lives and contributions of the enslaved community who built and operated Mount Vernon, the plantation home of George and Martha Washington.

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Audio Tour

Our engaging audio tours will guide you through the historic area of Mount Vernon and our museums. A special kid-friendly version is also available.

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$6 per handset

Weekend Only Add On Tours

Estate Admission is Required.

Dinner for the Washingtons

This one-hour walking tour showcases food, hospitality, and dining at Mount Vernon by taking an in-depth look at locations around the Estate, including the Mansion's basement. The tour will end in Mount Vernon’s greenhouse with a special tasting.

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$5 per person
Through My Eyes Character Tour

Step back in time for a 45-minute immersive experience. Join people from Washington's world, like his granddaughter, personal secretary, or farm manager, as they go about their daily activities, making several stops along the way.

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$5 per person
Saving Mount Vernon

During this one-hour tour, visit the rarely seen Mansion basement and wander the historic area to learn of the heroics of the estate’s caretakers during the Civil War, and the robust efforts of many over the century and a half that followed.

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$5 per person
All the President's Pups Walking Tour

Dogs welcome! This special walking tour covers 1.25 miles of Mount Vernon terrain stopping at five historic locations, including the West Gate. Learn about canine life at Mount Vernon, from the first president’s dogs to the dogs that live at Mount Vernon today.

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$5 per person

What to See

Experience an iconic and authentic 18th-century home, beautiful gardens and grounds, immersive exhibits and programs, first-rate dining and shopping, and more.

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3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121