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George Washington's Mount Vernon tickets

Gate Prices Adult $20.00
Child (7-12) $12.00

George Washington’s Mount Vernon is among the most iconic of all American landmarks – a monument to the life and legacy of our first President and one of the most significant figures in American history. Originally a thriving plantation in the eighteenth century, today the estate is one of the most visited historic sites in the entire country.

Comprised of an authentic, carefully restored home, beautiful gardens and grounds, fascinating museums, and interactive programs, in addition to dining and shopping opportunities, George Washington’s Mount Vernon is so much more than just an attraction – it’s an experience. It’s also a must-see for history buffs and you shouldn’t leave D.C. without paying it a visit.

The Washington DC Explorer Pass is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Choose to use your pass for George Washington's Mount Vernon tickets, then look to the list of other top attractions for your other Explorer Pass admission choices!

Getting In

Present your pass at the ticket window, where you will be given a ticket with a mansion tour time. Tour time is subject to availability based on the volume of visitation. The remainder of your visit is self-guided at your leisure.


Advance reservations are not available.


April-October: Daily, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
November-March: Daily, 9:00 am-4:00 pm


Open 365 Days a year.


Admission includes a Mansion tour, and access to the grounds, Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center, George Washington’s Distillery & Gristmill (April – October) and other buildings. Programming and access vary by month and season. During peak times, Mansion tours may be abbreviated. Please see website for programming schedule and more details. Children ages 6 and older must have a DC Pass or paid ticket to Mount Vernon.


3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA 22121

Driving Directions

From Washington, DC: Follow signs to George Washington Parkway, heading south. Once on the Parkway, follow the signs to National Airport and continue south, through Alexandria. The parkway is renamed Washington Street in Alexandria. Mount Vernon is eight miles south of Alexandria, located at the large traffic circle at the end of the parkway.

*Older GPS devices may not have the address in their database.  You may consider using the address for the U.S. Post Office (3500 Mt Vernon Memorial Hwy) situated across from the estate.

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