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.
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA 22121
|March 31 - November 1||9 am to 5 pm|
Saving Mount Vernon Tour • Weekends 3:30-4:30pm
Where: 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…)