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Gunston Hall

10709 Gunston Rd, Mason Neck, Lorton, VA 22079-3901
+1 703-550-9220
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Thought Provoking Tour

The day we went there had a been a ceremony with newly naturalized citizens, though we missed it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Baltimore, Maryland
Beautiful House and Amazing Tour

I really think that this historic site could definitely use some marketing or better signage off of... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2017
Maggie S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Gunston Hall Plantation was the home of George Mason, a senior statesman and author of Virginia's Declaration of Rights.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
10709 Gunston Rd, Mason Neck, Lorton, VA 22079-3901
+1 703-550-9220
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The day we went there had a been a ceremony with newly naturalized citizens, though we missed it. Admission was free for that day and there were special activities. There was a living history play, which we saw with the characters of Mason, his son...More

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Reviewed May 25, 2017

I really think that this historic site could definitely use some marketing or better signage off of I 95 because for a historic site that is 10 minutes off of I 95 south of DC, I expected to see a fairly sizable crowd there. The...More

Thank Maggie S
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Best house tour I have ever taken. They have 2 in depth tours a week. We went to the one at 10:30 on Monday. Check the website for times but it is really worth it if you can go then. The guide was wonderful and...More

Thank phedelia
Reviewed May 21, 2017

This is the best house tour I have ever been on. It was the special in depth tour only given twice a week. We went on the one offered on Monday at 10:30 AM. The tour guide was a wonderful mam who has volunteered there...More

Thank Carol N
Reviewed May 7, 2017

George Mason is the Founding Father who, in my opinion, probably had more influence on our nation than most of the more well-known personalities. He influenced Washington, Jefferson took his inspiration from him, and he impacted the whole Continental Congress. This house is the home...More

Thank Dewayne P
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Gunston Hall is located in Lorton Virginia. It was the residence of George Mason one of the founding father of the United State of American constitution. Currently the place is a national historic place and is run by the Common wealth of Virginia. It is...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit and learn about history. History that most people don't know about, but should. The tour was very educational. You are able to see how people who were well to do lived in the 1800's

Thank Yolanda K
Reviewed February 4, 2017

Visited Gunston Hall one summer afternoon shortly before closing time. The place was entirely empty, so ended up having a private tour of the house and grounds. It was a very neat experience. Highly recommend visiting!

Thank RunrDave
Reviewed January 26, 2017

Our tour guide was excellent, the preservation and restoration to the Revolutionary period is excellent, and the setting on the Potamic is gorgeous. George Mason was so important in the founding of our country, so walking in his home, using the banister he used going...More

Thank z0607
Reviewed January 4, 2017

If you do Mount Vernon, go here, too. A short side trip off of Route 1 and you're at George Mason's own house. Mason wrote the Virginia Bill of Rights, which was used as a template for the federal Bill of Rights. He rarely left...More

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Response from Margaret T | Reviewed this property |
Our tour of the house was about an hour, but there are also the outbuildings, cemetery, walking trails, and the small museum. It is a beautiful location so relax and wander around. I would say you could easily spend about... More