Mount Vernon is an American landmark and an enduring tribute to the Father of Our Country.

Your admission ticket includes a tour of George and Martha Washington's home, one of the most iconic 18th-century homes in America.

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Mansion & Grounds

The standard Mansion tour (included with admission) takes guests to the first and second floors of the first president's home. Note: Scaffolding will be on the west side of the Mansion through November 2019. Visit time: 15-25 minutes for the standard Mansion tour, depending on the number of guests each day.

In addition, guests can visit our outbuildings, beautiful gardensthe tombs, the slave memoriala working farmheritage breed animals, and more. 


Museum and Education Center

Inside the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center, trace Washington’s life story through state-of-the-art gallery displays, videos, and exhibits, including the 4D Revolutionary War film & theater and the Be Washington Interactive Theater. 

Next to the Education Center, the Museum displays Mount Vernon's current exhibition, Lives Bound Together: Slavery at George Washington's Mount Vernon, through September 30, 2020.

Visit time: 45-60 minutes (Education Center); 30-45 minutes (Museum).

Museum & Education Center

George Washington’s Distillery & Gristmill

Tour fully-functioning reconstructions of Washington's gristmill and whiskey distillery. Both buildings are located 2.7 miles from the estate’s main entrance and are included in general admission. 

Visit time: 60 minutes. Open April 1-October 31 from 10am-5pm.

Distillery & Gristmill


Enjoy classic American favorites in a colonial-inspired setting at the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant or quick meals and snacks to go at the Food Court.



The Shops at Mount Vernon offers unique gifts, reproductions of Mount Vernon treasures, and toys and games. Every purchase from the Shops at Mount Vernon helps to support our mission of preserving George Washington's legacy.

You can also shop our online store.

The Shops at Mount Vernon

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Our interactive estate map will help you to locate all the great sites and activities that you can find at Mount Vernon.

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