Mount Vernon is the historic home of America's first president, George Washington, just a short drive from Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA.

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General admission includes one-day admittance to the Mount Vernon estate and an audio tour. While we recommend at least three hours for your visit, shorter visits are also possible.

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There are additional safety measures in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

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Things to Do

Plan your day as you discover what to see and do at Mount Vernon.

Tour the grounds with an audio tour (included with admission), view exhibits in the museum, see farm animals, and more.

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Mount Vernon is easily accessible by car, and parking is free.

You can also reach us by public transportation, via boat cruise, or bike (bike rentals are available).

Our Street Address

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA 22121

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Bike to Mount Vernon

Bike from Alexandria, VA to George Washington's estate. Bike rentals are available from our partners.

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Where to Eat

Enjoy classic American favorites in a colonial-inspired setting at the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant, or grab a quick meal at the Food Court.

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To better prepare you for your visit we have created the following video that outlines some of our new procedures.

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"We loved our day at Mount Vernon! It was the highlight of our DC trip. The whole family said this was their favorite place we visited." - TripAdvisor Review

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Mount Vernon is located in northern Virginia, just a short drive from Washington, D.C.

For more information about things to do in Virginia, visit, the official tourism website for the state of Virginia. You’ll find an overview of each region in Virginia, as well as information about cultural attractions, museums, upcoming events, and where to stay. You can also purchase merchandise featuring the official Virginia slogan, “Virginia is for Lovers.”

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9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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