Mansion Tours

Mansion tours last 15-35 minutes, depending on the number of guests each day. Tours may be abbreviated during our busiest periods, which are:

  • Washington's Birthday (February 22)
  • Presidents Day (Third Monday in February)
  • March – June
  • Palm Sunday weekend (Sunday Before Easter)
  • Easter weekend
  • Independence Day (July 4)
  • Weekends, September - October
  • The weekend following Thanksgiving (November)

If you are visiting during our busy periods and would like to spend more time in the mansion, we recommend our premium mansion tour.

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Things to Know Before You Visit

  • Bags should be no larger than 16x16x8 inches.
  • No outside food or drink, except water, is allowed.
  • Photography is permitted, except inside the Mansion and museum.
  • Strollers are permitted but cannot be taken inside the Mansion.
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Mother's Nursing Room

A Mother's Nursing Room is located near the Education Center Information Exit Desk. Ask staff for assistance.

The Mount Vernon App

Download the Mount Vernon app for an estate map, audio tours, and games, including a scavenger hunt. You can also take a colonial selfie.

The free app can be downloaded straight onto your own device or you can rent a pre-loaded smartphone at the estate.

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3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121