Cruises run from mid-March and continue into the fall, weather permitting.
View Mount Vernon from the water as you cruise along the Potomac River during a 45-minute sightseeing excursion.
Estate Admission is Required.
You will need approximately 30 minutes to walk to the Wharf to meet your boat. Be sure to save some time to watch the Osprey and Eagles. Please plan to arrive early for Daytime Tours. Due to the nature of Daytime Tours, late arrivals cannot be accommodated.
The tour is either unavailable or sold-out if the date desired does not allow you to add it to your shopping cart. Please thoughtfully consider your choices. All Sales are Final and Non-Refundable.
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The tour lasts approximately 1 hour and is a walking tour. 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.
Please thoughtfully consider your choices. All Sales are Final and Non-Refundable. Please plan to arrive early for Daytime Tours. You will need 10-15 minutes to walk to the Mansion Circle to meet your tour under the Magnolia . Due to the nature of Daytime Tours, late arrivals cannot be accommodated.
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an Adult 18 years or older. All attendees must have a National Treasure Tour ticket.
Daytime Tour times are specific.
Daily Mansion Tours have specific times and are determined by admission choices.
This engaging narrative guides you through the historic area of Mount Vernon and enhances your tour of the Donald W. Reynolds Museum. Special kid-friendly content is also included.
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The time shown is our opening time and not the required time for retrieving your device. The Audio Tour is self guided but has approximately 2 and 1/2 hours of content.
These small handheld devices are available on-demand to provide tour content for guests who are blind or have low vision, and guests who are deaf or hard of hearing. Through the use of GPS hotspots and infrared emitters located around the estate, these devices will automatically provide audio description services, assistive listening or text captioning for guests as they explore the Ford Orientation Center, the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center, and the Historic Area—including the Mansion, Slave Quarters, North Lane, South Lane, Bowling Green, Tomb, and Slave Memorial. For more information: MountVernon.org/accessibility.
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The time shown is our opening time and not the required time for retrieving your device.