Things To Do
Visitors may self-guide through Arlington House using the free site brochure. In addition, your cell phone may be used to access a audio tour of the house, free of charge.
Junior Ranger activity books are available for children.
You can also explore the Arlington House grounds on your own. Take a walk through the flower garden or visit the slave quarters, where you will learn the story of the enslaved families who lived and worked at Arlington.
Did You Know?
George Washington Parke Custis built Arlington House to be not only his home but a memorial to George Washington, his step-grandfather. The house was built between 1802 and 1818.