Welcome to Morven Park
Morven Park is a 1,000-acre historic estate in Leesburg, Virginia.
Owned and operated by a nonprofit organization, Morven Park relies on your donations to keep our gates open to the public year-round.
Park Hours: Gardens & Grounds are open at 8:00 a.m. and close nightly at 5:00 p.m. The schedule for the Davis Mansion and Winmill Carriage Museum varies, please CLICK HERE for mansion and museum hours and ticket information.
PLEASE NOTE: The Museum of Hounds and Hunting of North America will be closed May 18th,19th and 25th due to the installation of new exhibits. The new exhibits will be open to the general public on May 26th.
NOTICE: Dogs are always welcome at Morven Park, but we strictly enforce leash laws. Please do not allow your dog to run free anywhere on Morven Park's property. Dogs must be on a leash at all times and we ask that you clean up after your pet while on Park grounds.
Blogs & Latest News
“Prepare to get schooled, LCPS!” I don’t think we realized the truth of this social media warning to the schools way back on the first day of the 2018-19 school year. The Morven Park Center for Civic Impact (MPCCI) team is always very optimistic and excited about the number of students we will reach, how our program will operate, and our adaptability in facing inevitable challenges, but this school year was unlike any other we’ve experienced!
The 2019 Historic House Summit: Sustainability, Governance and Relevance in the Environment, hosted by Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and the American Alliance of Museums, brought together approximately 50 participants from around the world who all felt that our institutions have a responsibility to be responsible stewards of not just the land and constituents we work with directly, but to respond to climate change and remain relevant, trusted educational organizations for our communities and beyond.
In this blog, Jackie Ly, Morven Park's Museum Engagement Manager reflects on some of her takeaways from the conference and highlights her presentation on avoiding workplace burnout.
The last inhabitants of Morven Park, former Virginia Governor Westmoreland Davis and his wife Marguerite Davis, were well known for their support of the troops during World War I, which coincided with his time in office. Today, Morven Park upholds their legacy of patriotism and generosity by participating in the Blue Star Museum program. As an official Blue Star Museum, the Park will offer free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families this summer.
“It is an honor to share Morven Park’s mansion and museums with our service men and women and their families this summer,” said Sheryl Williams, Morven Park’s Executive Director. “We encourage our visitors to make a day of it and bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the gardens, hike through our two miles of woodland trails, or take a leisurely stroll through the picturesque grounds of the Park.”