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.

Reserve Tickets

Tour Duration

Free

This tour is free with general admission, but a ticket is required.

Location

Mansion Circle

Learn about Washington’s brilliant design for his beloved estate as you explore the lawns, groves, gardens, and views he designed on this 60-minute guided tour.

This tour is offered at 11 a.m. This tour is free with general admission, but a ticket is required for each person.

Please budget 10-15 minutes to walk from the Main Entrance to the Mansion Circle to meet your guide (Visitor Map #13). Late arrivals cannot be accommodated.

Buy Tickets Shop
The Library Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant Donate Membership Calendar News E-Newsletter About

Open 365 Days A Year

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121