Tickets & Tours


Thank you for your interest in visiting James Madison's Montpelier. 


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 Thursday through Sunday at 9:00 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.

Ticket Costs (Signature or Specialty Tours)

Adult: $20
Senior (62+) or Military: $19
Children (6-14 years): $7
Children (under 6 years): free
Friends of Montpelier: No charge
National Trust Members: $10.00

Families and Kids

Adult Group Tours

Student Field Trips

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