Explore George Washington’s home like never before. The official Mount Vernon mobile app allows you to engage and explore the rich history, architecture, gardens, and landscapes of Mount Vernon.

Key features:
• Interactive map that shows you key locations as you walk around the Mount Vernon Estate
• Today at Mount Vernon - a real-time calendar of all of the activities happening today
• Monitor the location of our seasonal shuttle busses
• Free audio tours!
• Plant Finder - your interactive guide to the gardens

This application is designed to provide information about The Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens and enhance your visit to the Museum and Education Center.

When outside the Estate, the app provides visitor planning guides that enable you to select the objects and points of interest that you would like to see while visiting as well as transportation and directions in anticipation for your visit.

While on the Estate the app provides tools that will enhance your visit including access to shuttles, movie times, restaurant reservations and guest feedback.

(Please note, you must be at the Mount Vernon Estate and have location services enabled to see all the features)

What's New

Version 2.0

We've updated our app to have a newly designed interface. The Mount Vernon app now features location tracking and free audio tours.

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5

15 Ratings

15 Ratings

A Good Tool

Zaniemann I

I found the Mount Vernon App to be very useful. When you turn it on, it
immediately updates to reflect the day's events and then you can plan your visit: get directions, hours of operation, what to see, where to eat, park and purchase tickets - all spelled out in one place! Then you can explore George Washington's house. Each room is highlighted and explained, take one of 5 audio tours, find and identify plants in bloom that day and much, much more! A great tool to get the most of your visit to the first president's home.

George Washington would have used this app


I love using this new app at Mount Vernon. The simple keypad interface allowed me to bring up information on everything ranging from buildings on the estate to interesting objects in the museum. The app also has a bunch of different audio tours that you can download and follow while visiting. I also found the George Washington quiz and the Colonial Selfie to be fun and entertaining. A must have for any visit or even for any George Washington fan.

There's an App for that...


It seems everywhere you go, there's an app for that. It makes sense that Mount Vernon has finally caught up. George Washington was a man who loved technology and he would love this app. It gives you a chance to explore the grounds in a more detailed and cohesive way. It has a little bit for everyone: a plant finder, audio tours on different topics, and even games. A great addition to supplement an already great place!


55.5 MB
Requires iOS 11.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© George Washington’s Mount Vernon
In-App Purchases
  1. Audio Tour Upgrade $2.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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