Mount Vernon offers a diverse collection of special activities and tours each day of the year!

Check our Events & Exhibitions calendar for scheduling information for all of our upcoming specialty tours and scheduled events.

Specialty Tours

The Death and Mourning of Washington Tour

At stops in selected Mansion rooms, learn more about the people who played a key part in trying to keep Washington alive.

After viewing Washington’s deathbed in the Mansion, guests will have the unique opportunity to look inside the Old Tomb where Washington was originally interred in 1799. The tour will conclude with a wreath laying to honor our nation’s first president at his final resting place. 

Offered: December 10-11, 14, 2016, 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.

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Mount Vernon Adventure Map

Explore the Mount Vernon estate and solve the puzzles. Free Adventure Maps for every family with a youth ticket are available at the Ford Orientation Center, prize included!

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3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121