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Enjoy an exclusive private tour with your own guide at the most popular historic home in America.Email to learn more and to book your reservation.



Starting at $750

Reservations Required

Tours must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance

A Truly Unique Experience

Private tours of Mount Vernon enable guests to receive a more personalized experience, customized based on your interest with an expert guide.  

VIP Tours (Up to 5 Guests)

$750 per group*

Offered seasonally, July through February, Monday through Friday, with a 9 a.m. arrival.

Guests are invited to explore behind the scenes at Mount Vernon over two-hours with a private guide. 

Highlights include:

  • Access to the mansion
  • Stroll through the grounds and gardens
  • A customized in-depth experience
  • Finish with refreshments and snacks
  • A special gift to remember your visit

*Additional food options available, may be additional per person fee.

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Private Tour (Up to 5 Guests)

$750 per group

During this 90-minute exploration, go behind the scenes in the Mansion, discover George Washington’s unique plan for his gardens and landscape, and learn about the fascinating history of Mount Vernon’s outbuildings and why they are still standing.

Upon arrival, let your private tour guide know of any particular interests that you have in and around the historic area. 

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Dignitary Visits

Mount Vernon has welcomed presidents, kings, queens, prime ministers, and other international and national figures of prominence throughout its existence. 

Contact our Events and Protocol Office

Unable to Visit in Person?

Our customized tours can also be conducted remotely through our video conference system or your own.

Virtual VIP Tour (No Group Size Limit)

$500 per group

Explore the Mansion, tomb, and other areas of the estate online with a private tour guide. Tours last up to 2 hours.

Your tour will be customized to your interests. Some of the options we can offer (not all in one session) are:

  • A private tour of all three floors of the Mansion, including the cellar
  • A chat with a character from George Washington's world
  • A visit to the distillery where George Washington made his whiskey
  • A music program with our resident fifer
  • A private specialty tour, such as National Treasure

Plan Your Visit

There's so much to see and do! Plan your visit today.

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