James Madison Museum

129 Caroline Street, Orange, VA 22960

(540) 672-1776


Nation's only James Madison Museum commemorates the 4th President of the U.S. and Father of the Constitution. Located in Madison's home county of Orange, VA. Exhibits deal with the life and times of Madison and include furnishings from Montpelier, correspondence, fashions, and books from the Madison library. There is an unusual Hall of Agriculture with farm devices, machinery and tools. Special exhibits are presented on a regular basis.

The Museum is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sundays 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Closed weekends January, February and Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day. $4.00 Adults, $3.00 Seniors and AAA, $1.00 students, Orange County Students Free, Time Travelers $.50. Please call ahead for Tour Appointment. Tours are discounted.



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