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Plan Your Visit to Mount Vernon

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

Adults (12+)

Youth (6-11)

Children (0-5)

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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.

Save $2 on admission tickets when you purchase 3 days in advance. Discounts are available for military members, first responders, and medical professionals. Discounts are also available for EBT card holders (in-person only).

Children 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Today's Hours

Open Daily

Open 365 Days a Year

Located At

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, Virginia, 22121



  • Due to ongoing preservation work, the Mansion's New Room is not on display.
  • In October, the New Room, Servants’ Hall, and Kitchen will be open. All other rooms in the Mansion will be off-view.

Education Center

Mansion Preservation Work

Education Center Closure

Welcome to George Washington's Mount Vernon

Mansion Tour

Step into the home that George Washington shared with his wife, Martha.

Tours currently require a timed tour ticket. 

Due to preservation work, some rooms in the Mansion may be off-view.

Learn how our Mansion Revitalization project will impact your visit.

Reserve Your Tour Online

Mansion tour tickets are available online or at the gate.

We recommend reserving in advance online to receive your desired tour time. On busy days, including on weekends, the first available Mansion tour may be 2 hours or more after your arrival.

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Private Tours

Enjoy an exclusive private tour with your own guide. 

Private tours of Mount Vernon enable guests to receive a more personalized experience, customized based on your interest with an expert guide. 

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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

Hours & Directions

Bike to Mount Vernon

Bike from Alexandria, VA to Mount Vernon. Bike rentals are available from our partners in Alexandria. 

visiting by bike

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

International Visitors

Mount Vernon publishes printed maps and guides to the estate in eleven languages.

Audio tours are available in five languages.

Private tours in select languages can be arranged in advance.

International Visitors

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.”