Today at Mount Vernon

Thursday January 10, 2019

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Extra Fee Applies Free (Ticket Required) Steps, Hills, Distances Weather Dependent Family-friendly

Be Washington: It's Your Turn to Lead

Put yourself in George Washington's boots with Mount Vernon's newest interactive experience!

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Mrs. Washington Welcomes You

Interpretive Center

Young Martha Washington welcomes visitors to her home and goes about her morning duties. Learn about the functions of the outbuildings and gardens that she oversaw.

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Story Time in Hands-on-History

Young listeners are invited to hear vibrant tales of George and Martha Washington while learning more about our nation's first president. 

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Tribute at the Tomb

Pay your respect to George Washington by participating in a brief wreath-laying ceremony at the Washingtons' Tomb.

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Meet Young Mrs. Washington

Interpretive Center

Experience the warm Washington hospitality and exchange greetings with young Mrs. Washington. Photographs welcome.

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Hands-on-History Discovery Program

Hands-on-History

Children ages 3-10 learn American history through games, puzzles, and other fun hands-on activities. 

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Meet People from Washington's World

Greenhouse

Talk with the people who knew George Washington best and see him through the eyes of his family, friends, and servants. You might even gain a new perspective on the General!

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Music of the Revolution

Join our resident fifer for a musical demonstration and discussion of fife & drum music, and its importance during the American Revolution!

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Children's Afternoon Activity Time

Hands-on-History

Mount Vernon's youngest visitors are invited to participate in hands-on-activities and play games while learning about the Father of our Country! For ages 5-10. 

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Specialty Tour tickets are available in the Ford Orientation Center. Programming subject to change. Printed copies of daily programs are available upon arrival in the Ford Orientation Center.

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