George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Home of the first U.S. president

    Located in Northern Virginia

   Open daily

   Save 20% on admission with the promo code VAHIST

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Visit the estate of our first president, George Washington. Located just outside of Washington, D.C., Mount Vernon is open every day of the year.

Can’t-Miss Activities

  • Tour the Mansion that George Washington shared with his wife, Martha. First floor only. Requires timed Mansion tour ticket, available during online checkout.

  • Explore the grounds. View the estate’s four gardens and more than a dozen historic outbuildings. An audio tour, included with admission, shares little-known facts about 29 sites on the estate.

  • Take the free Enslaved People of Mount Vernon tour. Learn about the daily lives of the enslaved community who lived and worked at Mount Vernon. Offered on select days.

  • Visit George Washington’s tomb. See the final resting place of George and Martha Washington.

  • See George Washington’s sword and other original objects in the museum galleries. A replica of Martha Washington’s wedding dress is also on display.

  • Experience Virginia hospitality at the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant. Try the famous peanut soup and sample George Washington’s whiskey. Indoor and outdoor dining is available.

Save 20% on Admission

Enter the promo code VAHIST during online checkout to save 20% on up to 6 adult and youth tickets. 

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Face coverings are not required for any fully vaccinated person. 

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This website was created in collaboration with:

  • Colonial Williamsburg

  • Historic Jamestowne

  • Jamestown Settlement

  • American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

  • Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

  • James Madison’s Montpelier

  • George Washington’s Mount Vernon

  • James Monroe’s Highland

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