Today at Mount Vernon

Wednesday July 21, 2021

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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 are 1 hour long and must be booked at least two weeks in advance.

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Weather Dependent Family Friendly

18th-Century Character Interpretation

Historic Area

Speak with our 18th-century costumed interpreters in the historic area at various times throughout the day.

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History Interpretation

History Interpreters will be stationed in the Historic area and at the Washingtons Tomb throughout the day to answer your questions and share the history of Mount Vernon.

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Steps, Hills, Distances Weather Dependent Family Friendly

Tribute at the Tomb

Washington Tomb

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

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Meet People from Washington's World

Interpretive Center

Talk with the people who knew George Washington best. See the General through the eyes of his family, friends, hired staff, and enslaved workers.

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Story Time

Bowling Green

Join us for a family-friendly outdoor Story Time on the Bowling Green.

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Discovery Station: Revolutionary War Flags

Stop by the Discovery Station to pick up a take-home craft kit. 

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Steps, Hills, Distances Weather Dependent Family Friendly

Tribute at the Tomb

Washington Tomb

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

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Specialty Tour tickets are available in the Ford Orientation Center. Programming subject to change.

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