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George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Alexandria VA

Mount Vernon in Fairfax County, Virginia, near Alexandria, was the plantation home of George Washington, first president of the United States. The estate is situated on the banks of the Potomac River across from Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Location Information

Address

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA 22121

703-780-2000

www.mountvernon.org

Hours

March 31 - November 19 am to 5 pm

Tours

Saving Mount Vernon Tour • Weekends 3:30-4:30pm

Saving-mvWhere: George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate

3200 Mt Vernon Memorial Hwy Alexandria VA 22309 • (800) 429-1520 • mountvernon.org • Click here for directions.

Details: During this one-hour tour, visit the rarely seen Mansion basement and wander the historic area to learn of the heroics of the estate’s caretakers during the Civil War, and the robust efforts of many over the century and a half that followed.

The Saving Mount Vernon Tour is available on weekends only from April through October. It is offered at 3:30 pm with a maximum of 20 people per tour. The tour lasts approximately 1 hour and requires walking. A portion of the available tickets are offered in advance. The remainder are sold at the ticket window the day of the tour. Tickets are required for each person on the tour. The tour is sold-out if the date desired does not allow you to add it to your shopping cart. (more…)