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 Taste and Style of George Washington

George Washington paid keen attention to his material surroundings throughout his life. He understood that certain objects denoted gentility, sophistication, enlightenment, and wealth. This tour, which includes the Mansion as well as the museum, explores Washington's tastes and his selection of decorative fine arts for his home.

Offered: January 7-February 12, Friday-Sunday, 2 p.m. (except January 17, 18, 19)
Cost: Free with general admission (reservations suggested)

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Tea with Lady Washington

Step back in time and join "Lady Washington" for a cozy fireside tea as she shares memories of her and the General's life as a young married couple while being served a selection of fine teas and elegant light fare prepared by the Mount Vernon Inn. Following the program, guests are invited to a self-guided exploration of the estate and Mount Vernon's beautiful decorative arts collections

Offered: January 10, 17, 24, 31 and February 7
Cost: $30 adults, $20 youth (12 and under)

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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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Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121