Every effort is made to accommodate visitors with special needs. Because of the historic period and age of many of our tour buildings, some areas may not be fully accessible to visitors with physical disabilities.
Our visitor center is physically accessible to all visitors. Auxiliary aids include:
- A wheelchair is available upon request.
- Shuttle service from the Visitor Center to the mansion is available upon request.
The first floor of Gunston Hall mansion is accessible to all visitors. A wheelchair lift is on the east side of the house.
In order to visit the second floor of the house, stairs must be negotiated. For those unable to tour the second floor of the house, there is a book of photographs available for viewing in the mansion.
The grounds surrounding the mansion are relatively flat and the garden is accessible, There are gravel paths to and from the mansion, with hard-top surfaces inside the garden.
Gunston Hall has a large visitor parking area in front of the visitor center. After parking, please use the main entrance to the visitor center to reach the admissions desk and check in or purchase tickets. Once on the grounds, guests are welcome to walk the grounds on foot and explore. For those with low mobility, we offer a shuttle service from the visitor center to the mansion. A lift is available to help people with physical disabilities reach the first floor of the mansion.
Parking for visitors with disabilities is located to the left of the main entrance to the visitor center.
Getting to Gunston Hall
Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Road Mason Neck, VA 22079
Traveling From Richmond, Fredericksburg, and other points South
From Interstate 95 take Exit #161 onto Route 1 North. Turn right at the first light onto Gunston Road (SR 242). The Gunston Hall entrance is 3.5 miles on the left.
Traveling From Washington, Baltimore, and other points North
From Interstate 95 take Exit #163. Turn left onto Lorton Road. Turn right at the third light onto Lorton Market Street. Lorton Market Street becomes Gunston Cove Road, and after crossing Richmond Highway (Route 1) it becomes Gunston Road. The Gunston Hall entrance is 3.5 miles on the left.
From Mount Vernon via the George Washington Parkway
From the Mount Vernon entrance continue South on 235. Turn left on Route 1 and continue South for 5.4 miles. Turn left onto Gunston Road (SR 242). The Gunston Hall entrance is 3.5 miles on the left.