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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...more
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Be ready to do a lot of walking, this is 3000 acres. You can’t walk the whole thing but it does have paved or gravel walk ways. There are some hills and it is handicap accessible. The mansion does have stairs and no handicap access...More
Traveled to DC area with our 3 kids (11-15) and rented a car to drive down to Mount Vernon. We were there from 10:45-2:30. We booked a ticket to tour the mansion online ahead of time. We all enjoyed spending time outside the house overlooking...More
What can be said about the home of our first president. The property was self-sustaining so there are lots of out buildings, animals and gardens. Of course GW, Martha and many other family members are buried on site.
Be sure to visit the museum as...More
While staying in Arlington, Va to visit Washington D.C., my family and I decided to take one day and visit Mt. Vernon. It was the best decision we could have made. Mt. Vernon is unbelievable and truly a hidden treasure. We also took the additional...More
Mt. Vernon is a national treasure, and I think everyone - certainly everyone who likes history - should visit. There have been considerable enhancements since my last visit approximately 20 years ago, most notably the museum (outstanding) and the Washington library.
Now for the caveats:...More
It has been several years since I last visited Mount Vernon. The new museum is excellent - great exhibits. Also a large exhibit section devoted to the enslaved persons that worked at the estate. The colonial farm also was fun and educational.
Mt. Vernon is a historic classic of sorts, at least if you happen to be in the D.C area. If you compare ticket price for Mt. Vernon to Monticello it is significantly more affordable, which was a plus for me and my friend. We decided...More
If you travel to Washington DC, block one day for visiting Mount Vernon. This place is one of the most beautiful we visited with my wife. It shows and discribes big part of American history connected to born of USA - George Washington and his...More
What a terrific piece of history. We were here over 30 years ago. They now have an unbelievable museum and special exhibit that was not here years ago. So historical, with so much to see. Allow at least 4-5 hours due to the extent of...More