Today at Mount Vernon

Thursday September 22, 2022

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

Performances daily; schedule varies. See the sign outside of the Interpretive Center for more information.

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In-Depth Tour

During this 45-minute guided tour, explore the Mansion, including areas not generally accessible, and discover more than 250 years of history at 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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Discovery Station: Brick Making at Mount Vernon

Historic Area

Have you ever wondered about how bricks were made in the 18th century? Stop by the Discovery Station to learn more about how bricks were made and the people who made them at Mount Vernon! 

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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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Music of the Revolution

Bowling Green

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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Mrs. Washington’s Mount Vernon

Mansion Circle

Step into the world of Martha Washington as she shares her beloved home with you. 

This program includes a tour of the Mansion and does not require a separate Mansion ticket reservation.

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Founding Flowers Tour

Mansion Circle

Take a guided tour through George Washington's gardens and learn about his flowers and plants. 

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Free (Ticket Required)

Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Slave Memorial

Commemorate the community of the enslaved people who lived and worked at Mount Vernon during a special wreath-laying presentation.

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Steps, Hills, Distances Family Friendly
Extra Fee Applies

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.

Learn More Tickets
Steps, Hills, Distances Family Friendly
Extra Fee Applies

In-Depth Tour

During this 45-minute guided tour, explore the Mansion, including areas not generally accessible, and discover more than 250 years of history at Mount Vernon.

Learn More Tickets
Family Friendly

Discovery Station: The Houdon Bust

Visit the Discovery Station to learn more about the Houdon Bust, and why this important object is the very first object you will see in Mount Vernon's new exhibit—Mount Vernon: The Story of an American Icon.

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Steps, Hills, Distances
Free (Ticket Required)

The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

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.

Learn More Tickets
Weather Dependent Family Friendly

Music of the Revolution

Bowling Green

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

Learn More
Steps, Hills, Distances Family Friendly
Extra Fee Applies

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.

Learn More Tickets
Steps, Hills, Distances Weather Dependent
Free (Ticket Required)

Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Slave Memorial

Commemorate the community of the enslaved people who lived and worked at Mount Vernon during a special wreath-laying presentation.

Learn More

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

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