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.
When he died, George Washington's Study contained almost 900 volumes, numerous pamphlets, and a large collection of maps. The books indicate his interests in literature, mathematics, history, geography…Explore This Collection Item
"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
Rooms created specifically for dining became more widespread in post-Revolutionary America. They required new, specialized forms of furniture, including the sideboard. This graceful, serpentine-front sideboard…Explore This Collection Item