Open 365 Days a Year, Mount Vernon is located just 15 miles south of Washington DC.
From the mansion to lush gardens and grounds, intriguing museum galleries, immersive programs, and the distillery and gristmill. Spend the day with us!
Discover what made Washington "first in war, first in peace and first in the hearts of his countrymen".
The Mount Vernon Ladies Association has been maintaining the Mount Vernon Estate since they acquired it from the Washington family in 1858.
Need help with homework? Our Digital Encyclopedia has all of the answers students and teachers need.
The Washington Library is open to all researchers and scholars, though by appointment only.
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Washington's Birthday Celebration
George Washington's 286th Birthday
Revolutionary War Weekend
Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour
Martha Washington's Birthday Celebration
An American Celebration
Camp Washington: Summer Day Camp at Mount Vernon
George Washington Patriot Run
Colonial Market & Fair
Fall Wine Festival & Sunset Tour
Fall Harvest Family Days
Trick-or-Treating at Mount Vernon
Horses & Hounds
Mount Vernon Salutes Veterans
Mount Vernon by Candlelight
Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon
Check out our calendar of upcoming special events at Mount Vernon. So much to choose from.
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Open today from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm