We're open Thanksgiving Day! Bring your family and friends to the home of the first president. Walk the grounds, explore the museum, and meet our special holiday visitor: Aladdin the camel. Plus, take advantage of a special admission offer when you visit Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday or Sunday.


Exclusive Thanksgiving Offer: Save 25%!

Make Mount Vernon part of your Thanksgiving tradition and save 25% on adult and youth daytime admission! This offer is available November 26-27 and November 29-30. Use discount code 20142611 when purchasing your tickets online or mention this promotion at the ticket window.

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The Father of Thanksgiving

In 1789, President George Washington issued a proclamation calling for “a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness.”

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Holidays at Mount Vernon

Beginning Thanksgiving weekend, you can visit the third floor of the Mansion, open exclusively during Christmas at Mount Vernon (November 28, 2014 through January 6, 2015), plus enjoy festive seasonal fun like historic chocolate-making demonstrations, a visit from Aladdin the camel, and more!

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3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121