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Address: 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, VA 22121
Phone Number: +1 703-780-2000
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Come share the fascinating moments of America’s first family with yours at...

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 action-packed theaters, fascinating exhibits and meet characters from Washington’s world. Admire the view of the peaceful Potomac, or hop on board a sightseeing cruise. It’s a place where history truly comes to life.

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Private Tour: George Washington's Mount Vernon

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One of the coolest things to do in the DC area!

We finally decided to visit Mount Vernon after living in the area for 8 years and we're so glad we did! We went the morning of Thanksgiving which was an awesome idea as the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We finally decided to visit Mount Vernon after living in the area for 8 years and we're so glad we did! We went the morning of Thanksgiving which was an awesome idea as the estate was not crowded at all. We bought our tickets on their website the night before as there is a several dollar savings for doing so.... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is absolutely AMAZING to be at George Washington's Mount Vernon!! To see how he lived, stand where he stood, and learn all about him. He was an amazing man! My kids (18, 15, & 12) all loved it! We took the premium tour -- it was a overcrowded that day and we were rushed through; but staff refunded our... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 595 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is nothing recreated, substituted or fabricated here. You are stepping into George Washington's life, ideas and inventions. The furnishing in the house are the actual furnishing of President Washington's. Many of the prints/painting are copies with the originals on display in the nearby Presidential Library and Research Building. Do not miss the Tomb of Washington, the barn, gardens and... More 

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Walworth, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth the effort to get out there. A beautiful home and museum. The exhibit on dental care and the view of the Potomac are fabulous!

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Oakdale, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After thinking about it for years finally go the chance to go. Extremely well done and kept. Very informative. Restaurant was awesome as well. We will be back again!

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Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The candlelit tour is a very fun thing to do. The house is nice to see and was stunning for its time and is stunning now for the historical significance. They guide you through the house and guides and staff are dressed in period costumes. There is a camel to visit after the tour and complimentary ginger cookies and warm... More 

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New York, NY
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked online to tour the house, museum and grounds. When we arrived we found that they don't do a great job restricting visitor numbers through the house. We waited over half an hour past our reservation time just to get in line. This line snaked unbroken through the house tour and we were kept moving. I know it was... More 

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Levittown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and have been here before but no since the opening of the new museum and education center. It truly is a fantastic place. Even if you are not that interested in Washington, you will be when you finish your visit. The grounds and mansion are a continuing work in progress and the mansion is great as are the... More 

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Houma, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun trip. The grounds are outstanding as you would expect. You can purchase tickets through the app so you don't have to wait in line and you also get a discount. I would recommend doing this on the ride there. The tickets are reserved in blocks of time so you need to be there at that time.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After doing a program at school on the Revolutionary War, this is the place to be to see how George Washington lived, and the other activities that made up his rather full life. If you did not go to school here in the US, the best place to start is the two museums at the visitor's center where the food... More 

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