Welcome to the New American Garden and Mount Vernon
September 15, 2018 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
A day of celebrating the very best in American Heritage and horticulture to launch our new gardens. With help from Alan Titchmarsh to open the gardens, you’ll also be able to meet the Head Gardener, enjoy great American music with the Park Lane Big Band and step back to the 18th century in the Mount Vernon Garden, with a little help from The Natural Theatre Company.
Admission to the Museum and Gardens is free as we’re also celebrating Heritage Open Days.
10:00 Museum opens
11:45 Opening remarks
12:00 Speech and ribbon cut
12:00 Historic characters in Mount Vernon
12:10 Cannon fire and musket salute
12:10 ‘Face to Face with Angela Conner’ exhibition opens
12.10 Drop in family craft inspired by the great outdoors in the Coach House
12:30 Music from Park Lane Big Band
13:00 Meet the Head Gardener tour (x30 people per tour)
13:30 Music from Park Lane Big Band
14:00 Meet the Head Gardener tour (x30 people per tour)
15:00 Meet the Head Gardener tour (x30 people per tour)
16:00 Last admission to Museum
17:00 Museum and Gardens close
Programme of the day correct at time of publishing. Please see onsite signs and information for updates.
We do anticipate being busy so onsite parking may be limited and there may be queues. Our shuttle bus service will be running from Terrace Walk – Shuttle Bus Schedule