The Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center features 23 galleries and theaters where visitors learn about Washington through interactive displays, an action adventure movie, short films produced by The History Channel, immersive experiences, and a rich and comprehensive collection of more than 700 objects which give an unprecedented look at the personal effects of the Washington family. The building also houses a Distance Learning Center, which originates live broadcasts to schools across the U.S., and includes a Teachers Resource Center, which offers a multitude of learning resources for teachers.
In this special exhibition, we invite you to join us in exploring George Washington's creation of this picture-perfect setting. Discover the ideas that shaped his vision and inspired the landscape at Mount Vernon.
Mount Vernon regularly rotates objects and manuscripts in the permanent galleries of the Donald W. Reynolds Museum & Education Center. Learn more about some of the fascinating recent additions.
Explore the taste, style, and personalities of the Washingtons through artifacts most closely associated with life at Mount Vernon, the Revolutionary War, and presidency.
Learn Washington’s entire life story through engaging, state-of-the-art displays, including an immersive theater experience with falling snow.