Today at Mount Vernon

Wednesday February 8, 2023

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

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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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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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Music of the Revolution

Greenhouse

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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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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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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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

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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Family Friendly

Hands-on-History: Leadership at Winter Encampments

Hands-on-History

During winter encampments in the Revolutionary War, George and Martha Washington both showed outstanding leadership qualities.

Stop by Hands-on-History (accessible through the Education Center) to learn more about their roles as leaders in camp.

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Weather Dependent Family Friendly

Music of the Revolution

Greenhouse

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

Learn More

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

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