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Explore Mount Vernon, the longtime home to George Washington, and step back in time as you roam through 23 galleries and a collection of 700 artifacts. Then stop in Old Town Alexandria and at Christ's Church on your way back to the capital.

The sense of history is prevalent on the grounds of Mount Vernon, which you discover as you walk inside the main mansion, maids quarters, kitchen, stables, and greenhouse. The hundreds of artifacts on display at the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center offer a revealing look into the Washington family at Mount Vernon during the 18th century. You can even sit down for a meal with the first president in the recreated dining room.

Your drive back to D.C. includes a stop in the Old Town Alexandria, a charming seaport town that is known for its cobblestone streets, interesting architecture, and quaint shops. Also stop at Christ’s Church, the first Episcopal church in Alexandria. Explore the church, which was built in English country-style architecture and visited by George Washington, as well as notable leaders, including Robert E. Lee, Franklin Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill.

Explore Mount Vernon, the longtime home to George Washington, and step back in time as you roam through 23 galleries and a collection of 700 artifacts. Then stop in Old Town Alexandria and at Christ's Church on your way back to the capital.

The sense of history is prevalent on the grounds of Mount Vernon, which you discover as you walk inside the main mansion, maids quarters, kitchen, stables, and greenhouse. The hundreds of artifacts on display at the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center offer a revealing look into the Washington family at Mount Vernon during the 18th century. You can even sit down for a meal with the first president in the recreated dining room.

Your drive back to D.C. includes a stop in the Old Town Alexandria, a charming seaport town that is known for its cobblestone streets, interesting architecture, and quaint shops. Also stop at Christ’s Church, the first Episcopal church in Alexandria. Explore the church, which was built in English country-style architecture and visited by George Washington, as well as notable leaders, including Robert E. Lee, Franklin Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill.

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Mount Vernon & Old Town Alexandria Half-Day Guided Tour

Activity/Location

Mount Vernon

3200 Mt Vernon Memorial Hwy

Alexandria 22121

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Union Station, Gray Line Terminal

    50 Massachusetts Avenue NE

    Washington, D.C.


Highlights

  • 23 galleries offering interactive & immersive experiences

  • 700 artifacts give an unprecedented look at the Washingtons

  • Pastoral views of the beautiful Virginia countryside

  • Old Town Alexandria's historic architecture & quaint shops

  • Educational visit to first Episcopal church in Alexandria


Inclusions

  • Self-guided tour of Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria

  • Admission fees

  • Roundtrip transportation by luxury motor coach from Union Station

  • Commentary in English


Know Before You Book

  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 72 hours before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Mount Vernon, 3200 Mt Vernon Memorial Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22121, United States