Rude employees, overpriced for what you get, and out of the way from everything else cool in the D.C. area.
About George Washington's Mount Vernon
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We always have an annual membership because our dog loves Mount Vernon so much. I highly recommend the "All the President's Pups" tour on Saturdays when the weather is warm. There are lots of extra events year round. During the Christmas season there are additional...More
So happy we took the time to do this. We missed it on our last visit to this area and made sure to hit it this time. You need to spend at least half a day to see everything. Don't skip the tour of the...More
We had a great time exploring Mount Vernon. The restored buildings on the property are well maintained and have signs providing historical context that takes you back to the time of George Washington. The learning center on the property is excellent with plenty of things...More
We booked a private tour led by Gail for our family and we also had a character performance with Patty Peter (Martha Parke Custis Peter) Martha Dandridge Washington's Granddaughter at the tavern for lunch. The tour was given by golf cart around the grounds. We...More
We took our 6 year old daughter and 9 year old son and they both enjoyed our morning/early afternoon. We did the grounds first since it was June and hot. Then we cooled off in the museum. We were there about 4 hours. It was...More
Having lived in the Northern Virginia area for many years, we always take out-of-town guests to Mount Vernon. After looking at artifacts in loads of DC museums, it's great to experience the actual site where General Washington lived and worked. The mansion tour is well...More
We didn't realize you could take a boat ride from DC through Mountvernon.org. We wish we would have bought that as well. Beautiful grounds with amazing history. Don't miss the museum. Just wish they would tell your groups to stay to one side of the...More
We saw Mt. Vernon during their Summer Escape event and had a fabulous time! The grounds and gardens are beautiful. It's amazing to think about the amount of work it took back then to keep up an estate like this. Well worth the visit!