Mount Vernon is currently closed. We look forward to welcoming you to George Washington's estate very soon! Learn more

The Mount Vernon team is working diligently behind-the-scenes to prepare for the estate's reopening. Visit the historic home of America's first president, George Washington, just a short drive from Washington, DC in northern Virginia.

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Youth (6-11)

Children (0-5)

General admission includes one-day admittance to the Mount Vernon Estate and from April-October George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill. While we recommend at least three hours for your visit, shorter visits are also possible. View our sample time-based itineraries.

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Sample Itineraries

Use our itineraries to plan your day based on the time that you have available or your interests.

First-time at Mount Vernon? View our list of must-sees.


Hours & Directions

Mount Vernon is easily accessible by car, and parking is free. You can also reach us by public transportation or via boat cruise, bike (bike rentals are available), and tour bus.

Our Street Address

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA 22121

Hours & Directions

Things to Do

There's so much to see and do at Mount Vernon that you could easily spend the day here. 

Things to Do

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.

Dining Options

Mount Vernon Official Visitation Guide

See what awaits you at George Washington's estate.

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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

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, upcoming events, and where to stay. You can also purchase merchandise featuring the official Virginia slogan, “Virginia is for Lovers.”

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