Discover the Splendor of the Holidays
Give the gift of American history to your family and friends, and see Montpelier decorated for the holidays!
From December 16, 2014 through January 4, 2015*
Kids (17 and under) are FREE with an adult
Discover unique gifts (and store-wide holiday discounts)
at the Museum Shop
Take a Signature Tour
Enjoy world-class BBQ (from Gordonsville's famous
Barbeque Exchange, now at the Montpelier Visitor's Center)
Extended Holiday Hours
Tours every half-hour on December 26, 27 & 28
* Closed Christmas Day
Daily Tour Options
Montpelier currently offers a one-hour Signature Tour through the beloved home of James and Dolley Madison. Meet the Madisons Tours are available on Friday through Saturday at 10:00 a.m. by reservation only. All of our tours are family-friendly!
Montpelier's grounds are open to the public during regular business hours. Visit the duPont Formal Garden, South Yard slave quarters, cemeteries, forest trails, and more.
Montpelier also offers In-Depth Tours covering the Constitution, slavery at Montpelier, archaeology, the Montpelier landscape, the Civil War, and more. These two-hour tours include visits inside the mansion.
Tickets for the Daily Tour Options do not require advance reservation and are available for purchase at Montpelier’s Visitor Center.
Signature Tour: Adults $18
In-Depth Tours: Adults $20
Children (under 6 years): No charge
Children (6-14 years): $7.00
Friends of Montpelier: No charge
National Trust Members: $9.00
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