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.

Programme

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

More information:

New American Garden and Mount Vernon