Discover the life and legacy of George Washington and those who lived and worked at Mount Vernon.

Explore 23 galleries and theaters to learn about George Washington's life and Mount Vernon's enslaved community. 

See hundreds of artifacts from Washington's lifetime, movies, a 4D theater, and an interactive theater, all included with general admission.

Museum Visit Time: 1 hour

Education Center Visit Time: 1 hour

 

Exhibits

Discovering the Real George Washington

Discovering the Real George Washington

Education Center

Explore the life and legacy of George Washington. Learn about Washington's first job as a surveyor, how he learned to lead during the French and Indian War, and his growing businesses at Mount Vernon. You will also discover his role in the Revolutionary War and founding our nation.

Explore the Galleries
Be Washington™

Be Washington™

Education Center

Do you have what it takes to lead like George Washington? In this new interactive experience, come face to face with a leadership challenge that George Washington confronted as commander in chief or president.

Be Washington
Hands-on-History

Hands-on-History

Education Center

Create a special craft, listen to a story, put together a puzzle, or play a game all while learning about George Washington and the 18th century.

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Film Showtimes

Film Showtimes

Education Center
Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium

A variety of films help guests learn more about the life, leadership, and legacy of George Washington.

Movie Showtimes
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