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Gunston Hall, Home of George Mason

10709 Gunston Rd., Lorton

Home and Grounds Visit for Two or Five Adults at Gunston Hall (Up to 47% Off)

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Guided tours through 18th-century Georgian mansion with period furnishings and historical recreated grounds

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WJ
2 ratings2 reviews
November 14, 2019
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of Gunston Hall. The guides were knowledgeable and friendly. The house and grounds were easy to navigate. The museum was nicely arranged, informative and interactive. We loved the gift shop too!
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Jean
2 ratings2 reviews
November 3, 2019
Gunston Hall, the home of George Mason, is well worth a visit. The exhibits in the visitor center about George Mason and his achievements are well done. Visitors also have the opportunity to take a tour of the home from a docent and explore various outbuildings and the grounds of the home.
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Lynn
5 ratings4 reviews
October 22, 2019
Great experience! The tour guide, Jackie, was so informative and had a great personality. All of the staff were friendly, even the gift store woman! Loved it, had a great time with my dad! The grounds were beautiful as well.
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KeirstenTOP REVIEWER
11 ratings6 reviews
September 27, 2019
The house and grounds are beautiful, the museum is informative, and our tour guide, Rhonda was wonderful!
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Elaine
2 ratings2 reviews
September 16, 2019
A hidden gem of history
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Peggy
2 ratings2 reviews
September 11, 2019
Fun and informative
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ShannonTOP REVIEWER
9 ratings6 reviews
September 9, 2019
It was very nice and informative. Knowledgeable staff and beautiful place. Wonderful history.
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Denise
2 ratings1 reviews
September 8, 2019
Interesting place to visit! Great history about George Mason!
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Choose from Two Options

  • $10.50 for a historic home and grounds visit for two adults (a $20 value)
  • $28 for a historic home and grounds visit for up to five adults (a $50 value)

Trained guides lead tours through the 18th-century mansion’s hallways and rooms, showcasing collections of over 50 Mason family artifacts and period furnishings from Great Britain and America. Visitors also view portions of the 550-acre grounds dotted with pathways and terraces.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gift(s). Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Gunston Hall

As the Potomac River flows in the distance, George Mason’s historical Georgian mansion overlooks sprawling fields, hiking trails, and a 250-year-old boxwood allée. A senior statesman, Mason laid the foundation for this site in 1755, building his new family home just yards away from the site of his grandfather’s house. Though the original 18th-century carriage roads, tree banks, and wide vistas have since disappeared, experts have reconstructed much of the property’s original splendor through archaeological digs; the written memoirs of George’s son, John; and the testimonials of kidnapped time travelers.

Today, trained guides lead guests on tours of the mansion, which features more than 50 pieces of art and furnishings detailing the life of the politician, his wife Ann, and their family. As guests learn about Mason’s role as the author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights and as an advocate of freedom of the press and religious tolerance, they walk through opulent halls and rooms designed in French modern, neoclassical, and Chinese styles. In addition to tours, the house and grounds host seasonal events such as an old-fashioned candlelit Christmas celebration, a spring kite festival, and an autumn séance to summon the Great Pumpkin.

Gunston Hall, Home of George Mason

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