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
George Washington penned this poignant note just before departing Philadelphia for the American camp at Cambridge, Massachusetts. For reasons that will never be known, Martha Washington destroyed nearly…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