The Museum collection includes paintings, prints, sculpture, furniture, ceramics, metals, glass, textiles, tools, clothing, and personal accessories owned by or related to George and Martha Washington and their family, as well as period pieces similar to original Mount Vernon objects.
"The letter without date, with which you were pleased to honor me, accompanied by a plan of this Seat, came to my hands by the last Post-for both I pray you to accept my sincere and hearty thanks. The…Explore This Collection Item
In 1785, world renowned French sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon accepted a commission from the Virginia State legislature to create a life-size marble statue of George Washington for the state capitol. During…Explore This Collection Item
George Washington's correspondence includes dozens of references to purchasing pistols and to receiving them as gifts from friends. His executors recorded four pairs of pistols and "7 Guns" in his Study…Explore This Collection Item