George Washington’s Mount Vernon

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, Virginia.
Date: Monday, October 15, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: Special rates for homeschooling families: $9 for homeschooled students (ages 6-18); $10 for adults; free for children ages five and under.
Registration: Advanced ticket purchase is recommended. Click here to purchase tickets.

Experience 18th-century plantation life during this special student field trip just for Virginia homeschoolers!

Homeschool Day Schedule
9:30 a.m; 11:30 a.m.; 1:30 p.m.: Orientation in the Eagles Theater
9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Tour the pioneer farm, watch costumed interpreters produce 18th-centur goods, learn about George Washington’s innovative farming practices, visit a reconstructed slave cabin, play colonial games, and meet some of Mount Vernon’s animals.
After visiting the farm, tour the mansion, meet people from Washington’s world, and participate in a special ceremony at Washington’s Tomb.
Additional Details or Instructions:  Please visit the website for homeschool guides and other resources.

Allow at least two hours for your homeschool visit. As this is an outdoor event, please dress appropriately for all weather possibilities. Water bottles are welcomed on the estate, but other food and beverages are prohibited. Please contact the Reservations Office for more information about on-site dining options. Seating in and immediately outside of the Food Court is reserved for groups or guests who purchase their lunch on site.

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George Washington's Mount Vernon

Directions: Historic Mount Vernon is located16 miles south of Washington, D.C., and 8 miles south of Old Town, Alexandria, on the banks of the Potomac River. Get directions here.