Mount Vernon is privately owned and will remain open in the case of a government shutdown.

Quick Facts

Condition: Original
Floor: Second
Parent Location: Mansion

Where is it Located

About the Blue Room

By the late 1790s, the Blue Room served as a bedchamber for visiting family and guests.

Architectural moldings and a mantel, painted cream in the 1790s, framed the space, while blue textiles and wallpaper distinguished it. A unique mix of furnishings acquired over the course of the Washingtons’ lifetimes offered comfortable accommodations and an innovative Rumford firebox provided a warmer, smoke-free stay during the cooler seasons of the year.

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9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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