Self-Guided Audio Tour
A random-access Audio Guide to the Museum's collection, utilizing the latest in digital MP3 technology, is available at the Visitor Services Desk. There are more than 300 stops and eight hours of narration. It is the perfect way to design your own entertaining and informative tour, with dramatizations, music, "looking" exercises and much more. Several tour options are available, each one providing a different perspective on the museum's collection. There is no cost to use the audio guide and they may be checked out at the Visitor Services Desk by leaving some form of photo identification.
A tour of Mt. Vernon Place is now one of the options on the Audio Guide. Take a player outside and let the audio tour guide your exploration of Mount Vernon Place, the best-preserved 19th-century urban square in the country. Hear the fascinating story of the wealthy and fashionable residents who built the first public monument in the nation and the elegant buildings that surround it. Presented by the Mount Vernon Cultural District. For more information, please go to www.mvcd.org and click on Take the Tour.