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So Much to See Beyond the Mansion

Be Washington: It's Your Turn to Lead

Do you have what it takes to lead like George Washington? In this new interactive experience, you will come face to face with a leadership challenge that George Washington also confronted as commander in chief or president. Listen to advice from his most trusted sources and make your decision.

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Movie Theater

Experience the Revolutionary War in 4D

Museum and Education Center

Don't miss our featured museum exhibition, Lives Bound Together: Slavery at George Washington's Mount Vernon. Inside the Education Center, see life-sized figures of Washington at ages 19, 45, and 57, plus our 4-D Revolutionary War theater, where it snows every day of the year.

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Washington's Dentures

Were Washington's teeth really made out of wood? See the first president's dentures in person in our Education Center and find out.

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Explore the Grounds and Gardens

Although the Mansion interior is closed, you can still capture an iconic image of its exterior. Tour the original and reconstructed outbuildings and wander the gardens and forest trail.

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Featured Exhibition

Tributes at Washington's Tomb

Mount Vernon welcomes those who wish to pay their respect to the Father of our Country to honor George Washington by participating in a brief wreath-laying ceremony at the Washingtons' Tomb.

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Things to Do With Kids

Mount Vernon is a perfect destination for families. Our working farm and historical interpreters will make your family feel like they have stepped back into the 18th century.

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Meet People from Washington's World

See Mount Vernon through the eyes of the people who knew George Washington best. Talk to actors portraying characters such as Washington's personal secretary, farm manager, and beloved wife, Martha.

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