Visit George Washington’s Ferry Farm

After arriving at Ferry Farm, check-in at the Visitors Center, where staff will welcome you and you can pick up a map of the grounds.

Then, take the 5-minute walk from the Visitors Center to the back porch of Washington house.

Face Coverings: Fully-vaccinated guests are not required to wear masks indoors or outdoors. Guests who are not fully vaccinated, including children, should wear masks indoors and are encouraged to do so outdoors. Employees of The George Washington Foundation that are vaccinated are not required to wear masks indoors or outdoors but may choose to do so as their job requirements allow it.

Social Distancing: Employees of The George Washington Foundation will continue to social distance, keeping 6 feet between themselves and guests, as well as other employees.

Cleanliness: Hand sanitizer stations are available at Historic Kenmore and George Washington’s Ferry Farm. We are committed to the comfort of our guests, and have made frequent cleaning of public spaces part of our routine.

Online Ticketing: The George Washington Foundation is pleased to offer online ticketing. Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets online at kenmore.org, or onsite at the following ticketing locations:

Historic Kenmore Visitor Center (open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 12:00 p.m. -5:00 on Sundays)
1201 Washington Ave.

George Washington’s Ferry Farm Visitor Center (open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 12:00 p.m. -5:00 on Sundays)
268 Kings Hwy.

To schedule group tours, email groups@gwffoundation.org or call 540-370-0732 x27.

George Washington’s Ferry Farm is where young Washington spent his formative years and became an extraordinary man.  The future general and first president was 6 years old when his family moved to King George County (now Stafford County), Virginia, in 1738.

For information about school group visits, children’s Discovery Workshops, youth and family programs, visit Education.

If you have additional questions about visiting Ferry Farm, check our Guest Policies and Frequently Asked Questions page.

Please arrive at Ferry Farm at least 10 minutes prior to the tour time for which you purchase tickets so you have enough time to check-in at the Visitors Center and walk to the Washington house.

HOURSMARCH
THRU
OCTOBER
NOVEMBER
AND
DECEMBER
MON-SAT10am-5pm10am-4pm
SUNNoon-5pmNoon-4pm

Ferry Farm is closed on Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve and during all of January and February.

Ferry Farm’s grounds are closed
during non-business hours.

FERRY FARM
ADMISSION PRICES

Guided Washington House Tour
Adults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.00
Students (Ages 6 and up) . . . . . $6.00
Ages 5 and under . . . . . . . . . . Free

Self-Guided Grounds Only Tour
Adults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $9.00
Students (Ages 6 and up) . . . . . $4.00
Ages 5 and under . . . . . . . . . . Free

LOCATION

268 Kings Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
540-370-0732