Mount Vernon invites families with children of all ages on the autism spectrum to join us for a sensory-friendly morning and tour.

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Add to Calendar 08/28/2021 08:00:00 12/31/1969 09:00:00 America/New_York Sensory-Friendly Family Morning

Mount Vernon invites families with children of all ages on the autism spectrum to join us for a sensory-friendly morning and tour.

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Special Rate:
Members: Free
Children 5 and under: Free
Youth and Adults: $11

Spend a Quiet Morning Exploring Mount Vernon

This special program includes self-guided exploration of the Historic Area. Visit our discovery station to learn about how the Mansion was built. 

Pre-visit information will be sent prior to your visit. 

Upon arrival, guests will receive a sensory bag.

A take-a-break room will be available between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.

Pre-Visit Materials

Pre-Visit Materials

To prepare for your visit to Mount Vernon, please review the below links:

  • Social Narrative: A visual step-by-step document to help you prepare your family for this program. 
  • Program Map: Includes where to enter the estate and where program activities are located. 
  • Tips for Your Visit: Includes further details that may be helpful as you plan your morning. 
  • Visual Checklist: Objects to look for in the historic area buildings. An answer key for caregivers noting where objects are located is included with the checklist. 
Mansion Tours

Mansion Tours

Mansion tours will be available. Guests will participate in an open-house style, tactile experience at their own pace.  Staff will be available to answer questions.  

Face Coverings

Face Coverings

Face masks are recommended indoors for all persons, vaccinated or unvaccinated.

Face masks are required for all unvaccinated guests.

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