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Family Review of Mount Vernon

Away Travel Expert: Candyce H. Stapen
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FamilyExpert Rating 4.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 3 - 5 , 6 - 12 and 13 - 17
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Watch blacksmithing in the working blacksmith shop; older kids might learn a lot from the Slave Life tours.
  • Arrive by boat from Pier 4 SW, DC or from Old Town Alexandria.
  • No strollers allowed in the museum, which houses the Houdon Bust, reportedly most accurate likeness of Washington ever created.

Address:
8 miles S of Old Town Alexandria and I-95
Mount Vernon, Virginia
Parking: Mount Vernon: Apr-Aug daily 8am-5pm; Sept-Oct daily 9am-5pm; Nov-Mar daily 9am-4pm. Gristmill: Apr-Oct daily 10am-5pm
Price: Admission $13 adults, $12 seniors, $6 children 6-11. Gristmill admission $4 adults, $2 children 6-11. Combination admission $15 adults, $6.50 children 6-11. Audio mansion tour rentals $6


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: 703/780-2000
Price Information: Admission $13 adults, $12 seniors, $6 children 6-11. Gristmill admission $4 adults, $2 children 6-11. Combination admission $15 adults, $6.50 children 6-11. Audio mansion tour rentals $6
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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