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George Washington's Mount Vernon

Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Come share the fascinating moments of America’s first family with yours at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Explore the beautiful mansion and grounds and get to know the man, the ideas and the values that founded a nation. Dive into history through...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, VA 22121
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We travelled by taxi from Washington to mount Vernon and returned by bus and subway. It was a beautiful day, and our guide Riba made the visit memorable. She was a fountain of knowledge and brought the whole experience to life for us. The house...More

Thank merrionman
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice and informative tour guide, Joey and driver Allen. Loved it! Beautiful gardens and gorgeous home. I learned alot.

Thank Nancyjjj
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I and another couple spent a truly informative and entertaining four or five hours with the loquacious and articulate driver/tour guide, Charles A. Smith. We were so grateful that we chose that tour and that company to immerse ourselves in the history...More

Thank Lynda W
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited Mt. Vernon over 25 yrs ago and were very impressed with all the changes and added features. The museum and gallery right off the visitor's center is quite impressive. The guided tour was very interesting and our guide had answers for all the...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not because it's anything extraordinary, just because it's such an important part of our history. Interesting day, relaxing environment. Save a few minutes to just sit on the rockers on the back porch and just take it all it.

Thank cherieyoung
Reviewed 1 week ago

what a fantastic experience for the whole family! We learned so much about George Washington, that period in time, experienced hands on learning opportunities, had a great tour guide of the house - could meandor the property at our own pace. This place has been...More

Thank welovetotravel06
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an immersive experience and gives a sense of the man behind the icon. There was a lot on offer: the mansion itself, a stunning location with views across the Potomac, unchanged since Washington's time; an excellent museum, where the issue and conditions of...More

Thank Tripstaker
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was disappointed that the tour was very scripted and delivered by a different person in each room. The final guy was on auto pilot. There wasn't an opportunity to ask questions at all as each guide shuttled you off to the next room and...More

Thank Steffanie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to see and do. Give yourself at least a half day to truly enjoy your visit. Certainly visit George's house and enjoy his view of the Potomac from the back porch. But also be sure to visit the museum shops, the education center,...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to see and do at Mount Vernon, a full day could be spent wandering the beautiful grounds, learning in the museums and appreciating the varied exhibits. The guides were enthusiastic and knowledgable. We had a fabulous time and learnt so much....More

Thank Helen C
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Colleen P
July 15, 2018|
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Response from jfm14 | Reviewed this property |
We went on a weekday in the summer. I’d guess that’s better than a weekend. It was busy but not overcrowded.
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_rooktube1
May 30, 2018|
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Response from mgard11 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code that I saw. I would imagine that shoes and shirts are required.
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Senior5510
May 29, 2018|
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Response from mgard11 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, there will be only one photo op from the boat. That would be the front of the mansion. As for the boat, I know nothing. We took the DCTrails bus tour with Charles Smith
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