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:

DURATION MOVIE
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.

23 Minutes

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:

DURATION MOVIE
22 Minutes

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.

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