Ever wonder what George Washington ate for Christmas dinner? This 60-minute specialty tour goes behind-the-scenes to show how food was stored, who prepared it, and how it was served.



$7 in addition to general admission


Mansion Circle

Visit the Mansion, the cellar, the greenhouse, and outbuildings and learn about the food eaten by the Washingtons during the holidays. Discover what the hired and enslaved servants at Mount Vernon ate and how they observed the holidays. The tour concludes with a toast and a sample beverage.

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Open today from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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