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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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Fernandeztop reviewer
32 ratings11 reviews
June 5, 2021
The grounds is very quick to do by yourself and to get a tour it has to be scheduled. We got there and had to wait two hours for the tour. We decided we did not want to do it since it was super hot and there were a lot of bugs around and really no place to hang out.
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Heathertop reviewer
15 ratings8 reviews
June 4, 2021
The tour was amazing! The house is beautiful!
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1 ratings1 reviews
June 3, 2021
Really good house tour and great walking trails. The in progress garden restoration was interesting to see. A peaceful alternative to Mount Vernon.
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Guest
2 ratings1 reviews
May 26, 2021
Great tour guide. Beautiful location. Nice mix of official tour and exploring on your own.
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Emily
1 ratings1 reviews
May 25, 2021
Loved the trail
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1 reviews
May 15, 2021
It was great
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Anjanieshutterbug
3 ratings1 reviews5 photos
April 17, 2021
We had fun visiting this beautiful place with my family.
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Alexandratop reviewerhelpful reviewer
100 ratings98 reviews
April 11, 2021
Loved the walk tour, very information. Many beautiful trails to explore with a dog.
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About This Deal

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.

*Due to limited tour sizes, we recommend that you call ahead to reserve a tour time in advance. To make your reservation, please call 703-550-9220.

Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Promotional value expires 3 months after purchase. Reservation required. May be repurchased every 30 days. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gift(s). 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.