The National Treasure Tour is dedicated to the behind-the-scenes filming of the blockbuster movie "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" at Mount Vernon. This popular tour combines Hollywood and history, giving visitors stories about the filming and also information on how the locations were used during George Washington's time. Included in this approximately hour-long specialty tour is the Mansion's basement and cornerstone, the setting for a pivotal scene. Fans of the movie will recognize the space as the location where Nicolas Cage's character kidnaps the president.Learn More Tickets
Take an in-depth look around the estate, including the Mansion's basement, as you learn more about 18th-century food, dining, and the hospitality for which the Washingtons were famous. 60 minutes.Learn More Tickets
Drop in and exchange greetings with our nation's first "First Lady."Learn More
Honor George Washington by participating in a brief wreath-laying ceremony.Learn More
Step back in time for an immersive experience. Join people from Washington's world, like his granddaughter, personal secretary, or farm manager, as they go about their daily activities, making several stops along the way. This special tour costs $5 per person in addition to estate admission.Learn More Tickets
One good turn deserves another! Come hear Aesop's Fable, "The Ant and the Dove," and the story "General Howe's Dog," as we learn how animals played an important role in George Washington's life at Mount Vernon.
For children over 3 years of age, and their families.Learn More