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Whether you are traveling to DC on your vacation or live just up the street, there are many ways to save on your visit to Mount Vernon. Mount Vernon participates in various programs that offer special discounts on your visit to George Washington's home and other attractions in our region.

Government Shutdown Federal Employee Discount

During the government shutdown, federal employees receive 50% off admission to Mount Vernon. To redeem this discount, show your federal employee ID at the gate.

This discount is available in-person only and cannot be redeemed online. Valid for one discounted grounds pass per federal employee.

Mount Vernon Membership – Free Admission

Become a Mount Vernon member and receive free daytime admission for one year, plus discounted tickets for Mount Vernon events and 10% off food and gift shop purchases. View all membership benefits.

Advance Purchase Discount

Buy your daytime admission ticket online 3 days in advance and save $2 on admission. The discount will be applied automatically. Buy your tickets online.

Military Members, First Responders, and Medical Professionals

Save $4 when you log in with Learn more about our discounts.

Purple Heart Recipients

Recipients of the Purple Heart receive free admission to Mount Vernon year-round. Available in-person only; this offer cannot be redeemed online.

Potomac Banks Savings Pass

Get access to Potomac Banks attractions, including Mount Vernon, with the Potomac Banks Savings Pass. The pass includes admission to Mount Vernon and George Mason’s Gunston Hall.

EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer Card) Holders

Present your EBT card at the gate to receive up to 4 daytime admission tickets for $2 each. Available in-person only; this offer cannot be redeemed online.

Key to the City Pass

Purchase a $20 Key to the City pass to get 40% off admission at Mount Vernon. The Key to the City pass can be purchased at the Alexandria Visitor Center. Must be redeemed in person.