Newly refurnished bedchamber of President James Madison and First Lady, Dolley.
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Montpelier offers a variety of unique tours
Whats New at Montpelier
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Madison's Bedchamber Unveiled
Woodruff visits Montpelier
Judy Woodruff, co-anchor and managing editor of PBS NewsHour, delivered the keynote address at the 10th annual Dolley Madison Legacy Luncheon.
Learn about the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution's first-ever women's leadership conference in this short video.
Visit with Mr. Madison
James Madison will once again greet visitors at his storied home on select dates.
South Yard Groundbreaking
Spring 2015 marks the beginning of a new chapter at The Montpelier Foundation with the reconstruction of the South Yard.
$10 million dollar gift shines light on Madison's legacy. View the videos and initiative.
Walk and Learn
Explore beyond the Madison's mansion with a variety of walking tours in 2015.
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.
We The People Magazine
Montpelier is pleased to launch the newest volume of its bi-annual magazine, We The People.
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!
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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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