Mount Vernon is open to visitors throughout the inauguration week.  We look forward to seeing you.

Visit Mount Vernon in the summer to take a sightseeing cruise on the Potomac River, visit the Farm, and more.

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Take an In-Depth Tour of the Estate

Although Mansion tours are shortened during our busy months, you can get a longer look at the Mansion and estate with our In-Depth Tour.

A dedicated guide will facilitate your tour, providing engaging content and answering questions.

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Cool Off in Our 4D Theater

Inside our Revolutionary War 4D Theater, snow falls and seats rumble as you watch a short film about George Washington's role in the American Revolution. 

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Visit the Distillery & Gristmill

Visit fully functioning reconstructions of George Washington's Distillery® and Gristmill, located 2.7 miles from the estate’s main entrance.

Watch the mighty gears turning and the stones grinding at our Gristmill, where Washington produced flour and cornmeal. Within our functioning distillery, you can see where we make George Washington's whiskey.

The Distillery & Gristmill are open April-October and shuttle run to and from the main estate.

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Enjoy a Photo Cruise on the Potomac River

Photograph George Washington's estate as you take a narrated tour on the Potomac River. Cruises are available seasonally, March through fall.


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Meet the Animals Who Live at Mount Vernon

Visit with the animals who live at Mount Vernon, such as Ossabaw Island Hogs, Hog Island Sheep, Dominique Chickens, and Red Devon Cattle.

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Learn About 18th-Century Farming

From April through October, head to the Farm for a taste of 18th-century farm life. Watch farming demonstrations from plowing to harvesting to cooking, and meet our farm animals.


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Take a Specialty Tour

Add to your experience by taking one of our add-on tours. 

Bring Your Dog to Mount Vernon

The Washington family loved dogs, and we encourage you to visit the estate with your own furry friend.

Dogs are welcome during regular daytime hours.

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