Today at Mount Vernon

Saturday February 6, 2016

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Premium Mansion Tour

Go behind-the-scenes for an in-depth, guided exploration of the Mansion to see areas not normally open to guests, including the third floor and the basement! Discover how George Washington expanded, decorated, and furnished his home over the years in this hour-long exclusive tour.

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Objects in the Mansion

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 explores Washington's tastes and his selection of decorative and fine arts for his home.

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The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

This tour highlights the lives and contributions of the enslaved people who built and operated Mount Vernon. Listen to their stories and learn more about their daily life on the estate.

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Tribute at the Tomb

Pay your respect to George Washington by participating in a brief wreath-laying ceremony at the Washingtons' Tomb.

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Meet People from Washington's World

Greenhouse

Talk with the people who knew George Washington best and see him through the eyes of his family, friends, and servants. You might even gain a new perspective on the General!

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Specialty Tour tickets are available in the Ford Orientation Center. Programming subject to change. Printed copies of daily programs are available upon arrival in the Ford Orientation Center.

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Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121