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We spent just under an hour on this portion of our visit and could have used more time. Exhibits... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
South Windsor, Connecticut

Even though Ford's name is on the Center, neither Henry nor the thirty-eighth President are... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Mount Vernon, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

We spent just under an hour on this portion of our visit and could have used more time. Exhibits are creative and informative.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RoyM1336
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Even though Ford's name is on the Center, neither Henry nor the thirty-eighth President are involved with the effort. This and the museum and, of course, the Mansion are well worth the trip to Mount Vernon.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is a must do when you visit Mt. Vernon. The story of Washington is told in a variety of mediums and people of most ages will learn a lot about G.W.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I took it as a self-paced tour. I am one of those that likes to try to absorb all the information. There is a lot of information and visuals to absorb. The tour starts by trying to place the area in context of the period...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 28 June 2018

You can spend a lot of time at this site if you are visiting because of the history of the time. Lots of well done exhibits,incredible films and if you go early in the day and not on a weekend you will enjoy the quiet...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sandi20170
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We were at Mount Vernon on an organised tour from Washington which was excellent, but made the mistake of visiting the house and then having lunch, only discovering with limited time remaining how much there is to see and learn in this excellent Centre. We...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

If you can, spend an hour or two here before you tour Mt. Vernon. It is a nicely done museum, with videos, exhibits, and children's activities. This museum will give you a feel fot the 18th century life of the Washingtons, and helps to explain...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank DANIEL P
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We watched the film and I am so glad we did. It was inspirational. This film reminds one of the huge importance George Washington was to our Country. His sense of duty and his wisdom was truly awe-inspiring. Do not miss this!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nashna
Reviewed 30 April 2018

With the hands-on and "life sized" items in this museum, it makes you WANT to read about the exhibit. Loved the immersive "4D" show about battles Washington was in.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank techienerd63
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Great Washington history on him, his wife and the plantation. It explains a lot about what things were like during his life.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sherri S
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