As home to one of America’s most transformative thinkers, Montpelier is an influential, historical landmark. Learn about the furnishings, books, and art that reveal the brilliant mind of President, James Madison and the lively personality of our beloved First Lady, Dolley Madison. These objects and decorative items reflect their curiosities, interests and personalities.
As a memorial to James Madison and the Enslaved Community, a museum of American history, and a center
for constitutional education, Montpelier engages the public with the
enduring legacy of Madison’s most powerful idea: government by the people.