Our region is experiencing extreme heat. Please bring water bottles for your visit. For your comfort, water distribution stations and misting stations are located around the estate.

Take your kids on a scavenger hunt across the Mount Vernon estate.

Written clues and colourful pictures guide families on an exploration of nine locations on the Mount Vernon estate. 

Free with Admission

The Adventure Map is free to guests with admission. Pick up your map in the Ford Orientation Center when you enter the estate.

How to Use the Map

  • At each location, read the clue and look around carefully. You may also want to read the green signs.
  • Write your answer in the blank spaces. One letter in each word will be in a box.
  • After you have visited all nine stops, use the boxed letters to solve the word puzzle about George Washington.

Receive a Prize

After you complete the word puzzle, have your answer checked at the Guest Services desk in the lobby of the Donald W. Reynolds Education Center and Museum. If your answer to the Adventure Map’s word puzzle is correct, you receive a special prize!

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