1st Virginia Regiment Dragoons and their horses perform at Montpelier.
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Montpelier offers a variety of unique tours
Whats New at Montpelier
Current news and information
1st Regiment Dragoon Section VisitApr 26 2015
Secrets of MontpelierMay 1 2015
Montpelier debuts at First Fridays in Downtown Charlottesville with photo exhibit featuring the "Secrets of Montpelier."
$10 million dollar gift shines light on Madison's legacy. View the videos and initiative.
We The People Magazine
Montpelier is pleased to launch the newest volume of its bi-annual magazine, We The People.
Meet the Madisons Tour
Enjoy an extended mansion tour before the rush of the crowds. Thursday - Sunday at 9 a.m. 48-hour advance purchase required.
Walk and Learn
Explore beyond the Madison's mansion with a variety of walking tours in 2015.
Be An Archaeologist
Take an excavation vacation with Montpelier Archaeology! 2015 dates are now posted.
Birds at Montpelier
At Montpelier we are visited by over 100 species of birds each year, making us an ideal spot for birdwatching in Central Virginia. Don't forget your binoculars!
New Exhibits 2015
Montpelier unveils two new exhibits for 2015 featuring the iconic Dolley Madison and the Presidential Detective Story.
Brush up on your civic knowledge at the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution!
Slave Quarters Revealed
Archaeology wraps up a four-year research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities that focuses on slave life at Montpelier.
Student Field Trips
Everyone knows Montpelier as the lifelong home of President Madison, but we'd like you to think of it as part of your classroom, too!
The Montpelier Tour App
Stay. Play. Get Away...
Unwind in Orange County! Pastoral landscapes, picturesque forests, and breathtaking views of Virginia's Blue Ridge are always part of your experience at James Madison's Montpelier.
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