Today at Mount Vernon

Tuesday February 28, 2017

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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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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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Mount Vernon Films

Take a break as you enjoy a selection of 4 movie presentations in the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium, showing at:

12:00, 2:00, 4:00    The Winter Patriots

12:30, 2:30, 4:30    Yorktown: Now or Never

1:00, 3:00               Saving Mount Vernon (History of Mount Vernon Ladies' Association)

1:30, 3:30               Mount Vernon in Virginia (A 1950s vintage tour of Mount Vernon) 

Included in general admission.

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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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Special Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Commemorate the community of the enslaved people who lived and worked at Mount Vernon during a special wreath-laying presentation.

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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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Children's Afternoon Activity Time

Mount Vernon's youngest visitors are invited to participate in hands-on-activities and play games while learning about the Father of our Country!

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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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