Student group visits and field trips to Mount Vernon bring George Washington to life in an engaging and inspiring way. What better way is there for students to learn about his life than to walk in his footsteps?

General Admission for Student Groups

Student groups of 20 or more enjoy a special rate for admission to the Mansion and historic area, the Ford Orientation Center, the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center and the Distillery & Gristmill site. 

Specialty Tours and Programs for Student Groups (K-12)

In addition to special group pricing, groups can also take advantage of exclusive offers, including:

  • Discounted Meal Options (Mount Vernon Inn or Food Court)
    Choose from a two-, three-, or four-course meal or buffet option at the Mount Vernon Inn or arrange vouchers for the Food Court.

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  • Expert Guide Service
    Enrich your visit with insights and anecdotes with a private tour led by one of our senior history interpreters.

  • Discounted Potomac River Sightseeing Cruises
    Experience Mount Vernon from a different view on a fun and informative sightseeing cruise.

  • "Through My Eyes" Character Tours
    Character interpreters relate tales from Washington’s time, adding a personal touch to your Mount Vernon visit.

  • Lunch with a character from Washington's World
    First-person interpreters can also liven up your dining experience at the Mount Vernon Inn.



More Student Activities

Our student group visitors are also invited to take part in special programs and activities, including wreath-layings at Washington’s Tomb and flag raisings. These free add-ons are subject to availability and must be arranged in advanced. Contact for more information.

More Resources

Learn more about our special programs for Title One schools, Scouting Days, Homeschool Days, or request a copy of our Field Trip Companion.  

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