Open 365 days a year, Mount Vernon is located just 15 miles south of Washington DC.
From the mansion to lush gardens and grounds, intriguing museum galleries, immersive programs, and the distillery and gristmill. Spend the day with us!
Discover what made Washington "first in war, first in peace and first in the hearts of his countrymen".
The Mount Vernon Ladies Association has been maintaining the Mount Vernon Estate since they acquired it from the Washington family in 1858.
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The Washington Library is open to all researchers and scholars, by appointment only.
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George Washington studied and implemented improved farming methods throughout his life. In fact, he thought of himself first as a farmer.
Animals of all kinds and roles played an important part in George Washington's life and economy. Learn more about some of the more important animals that were found at Mount Vernon.
Visit the Pioneer Farm and learn about Washington's forward-thinking approach to agriculture.
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