Private Tour: George Washington's Mount Vernon


Get a detailed look at the first president's estate with a private 1.5-hour tour with your own dedicated tour guide. 

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3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Mount Vernon, Virginia, 22121

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Why take this tour?

Take a VIP peek into George Washington’s home as you're led through the mansion by a private guide. During this private walking tour of the mansion and grounds, you'll hear expert commentary about the United States’ first president and his historic estate. This tour includes the opportunity to lay a wreath at the Washington family tomb. Then you may continue on a self-guided tour of the museum.  

Flat rate applies for groups of 1 - 10 travelers.

When you arrive at Mount Vernon, meet your private guide inside the Ford Orientation Center. 

Tour the Mansion with a dedicated guide, learn about the gardens at Mount Vernon and about those who were enslaved at Mount Vernon. 

You will also have an opportunity to lay a wreath at the Washington Tomb. Afterward, you are free to continue your time at Mount Vernon on your own with a self-guided visit to the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center, which features 23 interactive exhibits, galleries and theaters.

What’s included?

  • Private guide

  • General admission for up to 10 guests

  • Private Mansion tour

  • Food and drinks

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Gratuities

Things to know

Before you go

  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour time

  • Plan to spend at least two additional hours at the estate

  • All bags and containers larger than 16x16x8 inches are prohibited from entering the property

  • Outside food or drinks (except water) are prohibited

  • When you arrive at Mount Vernon, meet your private guide inside the Ford Orientation Center.

Covid Policy

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Cancellation Policy

    Cancellations accepted with 5 days' notice.

About operator:

Mount Vernon is the historic home of America's first president, George Washington, just a short drive from Washington, D.C. and Alexandria, VA.