With your gift today, we will implement this new fire suppression system that addresses the delicacies of protecting the home of the Father of Our Country. We cannot take a risk with this priceless icon of our nation’s history, so your support today is critical to ensure the safety of the Mansion and all of the priceless artifacts on display.
Open 365 Days a Year, Mount Vernon is located just 15 miles south of Washington DC.
From the mansion to lush gardens and grounds, intriguing museum galleries, immersive programs, and the distillery and gristmill. Spend the day with us!
Discover what made Washington "first in war, first in peace and first in the hearts of his countrymen".
Did you Know?
The Mount Vernon Ladies Association has been maintaining the Mount Vernon Estate since they acquired it from the Washington family in 1858.
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The Library of the First President
The Washington Library is open to all researchers and scholars, though by appointment only.