Visiting Mount Vernon
Our interactive map will guide you to all the great sites you can visit at George Washington's Mount Vernon.
Learn about the life, leadership, and legacy of George Washington with our films, showing daily.
Admission to all movies is included with general admission. Films play on a continuous loop unless noted otherwise.
In the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium:
|28 Minutes||The Winter Patriots
Washington’s crossing of the icy Delaware River on Christmas Day 1776 is one of the most remarkable and well-known events in American military history.
|25 Minutes||Yorktown: Now or Never
Victory at Yorktown led directly to the peace negotiations that ended the war in 1783 and gave America its independence.
||A More Perfect Union
Explore the many challenges facing the new nation and learn how our founding fathers, led by George Washington, created the United States Constitution.
|23 Minutes||Saving Mount Vernon
Explore the history of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.
In the Museum & Education Center:
Revolutionary War in 4D
This fast-paced, award-winning production highlights General Washington's important military victories at Boston, Trenton, and Yorktown.
|10 Minutes||A 40-Year Romance
This film produced by the History Channel highlights George and Martha Washington’s courtship and more than 40-year long marriage.
|4 Minutes||Grand Finale
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough and former U.S. Secretary of State General Colin Powell reflect on General Washington’s legacy.