While the interior of the Mansion is closed for maintenance work, visitors can enjoy a guided tour of Mount Vernon's grounds, visit the museum and education center, and more.
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Get 25% off General Admission during the mansion closure, January 28 to February 10.
Guided Tour

Guided Tour

Tour the grounds with one of Mount Vernon's knowledgeable history interpreters and learn about the history of the estate, the Washington family, the enslaved population who lived and worked here, and George Washington's designs for his landscapes and buildings. This 20-minute experience begins in the Ford Orientation Center.

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Be Washington: It's Your Turn to Lead

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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Museum and Education Center

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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Explore the Grounds and Gardens

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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Tributes at Washington's Tomb

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

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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Open today from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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