Today at Mount Vernon

Friday July 31, 2020

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

Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Take a virtual tour with one of our history experts from the comfort of your home. 

Explore the Mansion, tomb, and other areas of the estate online with a private tour guide. Tours last up to 2 hours.

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Weather Dependent Family Friendly

18th-Century Character Interpretation

Speak with our 18th-century costumed interpreters in and around the Upper Garden, on the East Lawn, and the 12-acre field at various times throughout the day.

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History Interpretation

History Interpreters will be stationed on the East Lawn, Mansion Circle, and at the Washingtons Tomb throughout the day to answer your questions and share the history of Mount Vernon.

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National Treasure Tour

Mansion Circle

Go behind-the-scenes of the blockbuster movie "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" at Mount Vernon, hear stories about the filming, and learn how the locations were used during Washington's time.

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Hamilton The Musical Tour

Mansion Circle

Look around, look around at Mount Vernon and discover Washington’s role in Hamilton The Musical, and his views on many of the themes that the musical addresses.

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Animal Spotlight

Learn all about the animals of Mount Vernon in this special program for families.

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Take Home Crafts

Bowling Green Gate

Join Mount Vernon's education staff for a family-friendly craft demonstration.

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Free (Ticket Required)

The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

Mansion Circle

Listen to the stories of the enslaved people who built and operated Mount Vernon, and learn about their daily lives on the estate during this 60-minute tour.

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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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