Step back in time to walk in George Washington’s footsteps and enjoy lantern-lit lanes at Mount Vernon.

Your extraordinary evening may include a personalized candlelight tour of the Mansion with stunning Potomac River views, a look at the Distillery & Gristmill, or an experience in the Museum and Education Center.

Private Evening Tour Options

George Washington's Mansion

Enjoy exclusive access to the most popular historic home in America.

Cost: $35 per guest; $1,000 minimum ($30 per guest for groups of 100 or more)

George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill

Tour a fully-functional reconstruction of George Washington's innovative distillery and gristmill.

Cost: $25 per guest; $1,000 minimum

Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center

Explore 23 galleries, interactive displays, an immersive movie experience, and a rich and comprehensive collection of more than 700 artifacts.

Cost: $20 per guest; $1,000 minimum

Tour Enhancements

Customize your exclusive experience by adding one or more of the following tour enhancements to your primary tour.

Donald W. Reynolds Education Center

Donald W. Reynolds Education Center

Cost: $10 per guest; $500 minimum*

Donald W. Reynolds Museum

Cost: $10 per guest; $500 minimum*

*Enjoy access to either the Museum or Education Center for just $10 per person, or $15 for both.

People from the Past

People from the Past

Invite a character from Washington’s era to join your group as you tour the Estate or enjoy dinner at the Mount Vernon Inn.

Prices range from $400 - $1,200 per performance

"No estate in United America is more pleasantly situated than this."



Get a head start by arriving at Mount Vernon during regular business hours for a discounted rate of $10 per guest (when added to a Private Evening Tour).


Mount Vernon invites guests to arrive via private car, bus, or even boat. Please call to arrange.


To complete your evening, consider a seated dinner and/or reception at the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant, located just steps from George Washington’s historic estate.

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