Today at Mount Vernon

Thursday August 25, 2016

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Extra Fee Applies Free (Ticket Required) Steps, Hills, Distances Weather Dependent Family-friendly

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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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National Treasure Tour

Mansion Circle

Go behind-the-scenes 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 information on how the locations were used during Washington's time. 

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Tribute at the Tomb

The New Tomb

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

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The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

Mansion Circle

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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Gardens & Groves Tour

With an enduring love of agriculture, George Washington was the driving force behind the design of four separate gardens at Mount Vernon. Visit the gardens he created, see some of the original trees that are still standing, and learn how he merged areas for work and leisure to create a master plan for his beloved home.

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Washington's World

Greenhouse

Meet a person who knew the General best and gain a new perspective on the life in the 18th century.

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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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3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121