George Washington’s Mount Vernon is located roughly 15 miles south of Washington, D.C. and 8 miles south of Alexandria, Virginia.
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Today's Hours


Mount Vernon is open 365 days a year, including holidays. 

April through October:

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.*

November through March:

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.*

*Museum and Education Center open to guests for one hour after closing.

Our Street Address

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA 22121

Driving Directions

George Washington Parkway Delays

You may experience delays on the George Washington Memorial Parkway due to construction and safety improvements. The changes will reduce traffic lanes from four to three.

Mount Vernon is accessible by both the George Washington Memorial Parkway and US Route 1.

Please consult Google Maps, Waze, or your GPS device to find the fastest route to Mount Vernon.

NEED HELP? Older GPS devices may not have the address in their database.  You may consider using the address for the U.S. Post Office (3500 Mt Vernon Memorial Hwy, Alexandria, VA, 22309) situated across from the estate.


Visitor parking is always free at Mount Vernon.

There are parking lots on the east and west sides of the George Washington Memorial Parkway as you approach the entrance. If these parking lots are full, you will be directed to an overflow parking lot. Please do not leave valuables in your vehicle.

There are also spaces for RVs, motor coaches, and trailers, in the east parking lot and overflow parking lot.

Public Transportation

  • Take Metrorail's Yellow Line to Huntington Station.
  • Exit at the lower level of the station (Huntington Avenue) to catch a Fairfax Connector bus to Mount Vernon.
  • Board the Fairfax Connector Bus #101, the Fort Hunt Line, for a 20-minute trip to Mount Vernon's entrance gate.
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Estate Hours

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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