Explore the Estate with our Adventure Map

Written clues and colorful pictures guide families on an exploration of nine locations on the Mount Vernon estate. Recommended for ages 7-12 years old.

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Play Be Washington

See if you can lead like George Washington with this leadership experience inside our Education Center. Be Washington is recommended for ages 10 and up.

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Visit Mount Vernon's Animals

Visit with all the animals who live at Mount Vernon, such as Ossabaw Island Hogs, Hog Island Sheep, Dominique Chickens, and Red Devon Cattle.

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Watch a 4D Movie in our Revolutionary War Theater

This fast-paced, 4D production traces General Washington's important military victories at Boston, Trenton, and Yorktown. The Revolutionary War Theater—where cannons fire and snow falls every day—is one of Mount Vernon’s most popular attractions.

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Enjoy Kids' Activities in the Hands-on-History Center

Stop by the Hands-on-History Center in the Education Center for kid-friendly activities, including story hours, crafts, and games.

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Take a Sightseeing Cruise on the Potomac River

Leave dry land behind and enjoy the river breeze during a narrated sightseeing tour on the Potomac River. Cruises are available seasonally, through fall.

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Visit the Pioneer Farm

From April through October, head to the Pioneer Farm for a taste of 18th-century farm life. Watch farming demonstrations from plowing to harvesting to cooking, and meet our farm animals.

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Try our Augmented Reality Glasses

Put on a pair of augmented reality glasses and explore the estate through rich 360-degree visuals, interesting narration, period music, and atmospheric sounds.

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