Today at Mount Vernon

Thursday April 4, 2024

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

Mansion Circle

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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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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Family Friendly
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Photo Cruise on the Potomac

Wharf

Experience George Washington's Mount Vernon from a different perspective during a narrated excursion on the Potomac River.

Please allow 30 minutes to walk to the Wharf to meet your boat. Tours depart promptly, and late arrivals cannot be accommodated. General admission is required.

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Preservation Tour

Mansion Circle

This 60-minute specialty tour highlights the extensive history of preservation at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

Visit various locations in the historic area to learn about past, present, and future projects for preserving the home of our first president. Learn how preservation goes hand in hand with educating the life and times of Washington and those who lived at Mount Vernon.

Please note that this tour does not enter the Mansion.

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Extra Fee Applies

Photo Cruise on the Potomac

Wharf

Experience George Washington's Mount Vernon from a different perspective during a narrated excursion on the Potomac River.

Please allow 30 minutes to walk to the Wharf to meet your boat. Tours depart promptly, and late arrivals cannot be accommodated. General admission is required.

Purchase with General Admission

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Family Friendly

Hands-on-History: Martha Washington's Quilts

Hands-on-History

Did you know Martha Washington was a quilter, and today some of her quilts are part of Mount Vernon's collection? 

Visit Hands-on-History (accessible via the Education Center) to enjoy special activities for kids under 10.

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Steps, Hills, Distances Family Friendly
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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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 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.

Learn More
Steps, Hills, Distances Weather Dependent

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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