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Step inside Washington’s boots in this first-person interactive leadership experience.

Do you have what it takes to lead like George Washington?

In this new interactive experience, you will come face to face with a leadership challenge that George Washington also confronted as commander in chief or president. Listen to advice from his most trusted sources and make your decision.

Three Ways to Play

Take Command in Four Exciting Scenarios

Washington’s decisive actions at key moments helped to shape our history. Would you have made the same tough choices?

Hear from Washington's Trusted Advisers

Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and many others will appear on your screen. Choose whose counsel you wish to hear and consider their advice on real challenges in real history. From there, it’s your turn to act--and then to learn how Washington handled the same dilemma.

meet your advisers
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Make the Decision

Rate the influence of your advisers and then decide what should be done.


In the Classroom

View lesson plans and instructions on how to play Be Washington in the classroom.

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    Located inside the Donald W. Reynolds Museum & Education Center, the Be Washington Interactive Theater is an experience like no other. The events of the Revolutionary War and presidency come alive on our massive 6K-resolution screen.

    • Included With Admission

      Free for all Guests

    • Sponsored By

      The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

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  • Hosted by Chris Jackson