Admission is free on Feb. 22 for George Washington’s birthday. Admission tickets will be distributed on-site upon arrival.

Today at Mount Vernon

Wednesday February 14, 2024

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

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Music of the Revolution

Interpretive Center

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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Hands-on-History: Birthday Cards and Candles

Candles were a very important part of life during the 18th Century. Stop by Hands-on-History (accessible through the Education Center) to learn more about candles, light, and how people in the 18th century made their homes brighter in the days before electric lights. 

While you are here, make a birthday card to help celebrate George Washington's 292nd birthday! 

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

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