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 about Washington's time.
Open by appointment to scholars and researchers of the 18th century, the Washington Library holds many priceless documents and objects for researchers.
Light Art Grand Tour USA at Mount Vernon
Slave Memorial Commemoration
2017 Life Guard Fall Gala
Fall Wine Festival & Sunset Tour
Blue Room Reopening
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
NSO at Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon Inn Chocolate Dinner
Washington's Birthday Celebration
George Washington's 286th Birthday
Revolutionary War Weekend
Mother's Day Weekend at Mount Vernon
Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour
Summer Escape at Mount Vernon
An American Celebration
Check out our calendar of upcoming special events at Mount Vernon. So much to choose from.
Check out our growing calendar of events with leading authors and experts.
October 21 & 22
Open today from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm