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james madison museum of orange county Heritage

For 40 years, the James Madison Museum has been celebrating the rich cultural heritage of Orange County and the Piedmont Region of Virginia. The first museum in the United States to honor President Madison, farmer, Father of the Constitution and author of the Bill of Rights, the museum has close to 8,000 square feet of exhibits that include a large Hall of Agriculture and Transportation in which you can explore a wide variety of farming implements, conveyances and even a 1735 tenant farm house.


Our gift shop supports local artists and artisans by featuring their products. Admission is $5.50 for Adults and $2.50 for Youth (6-17). Groups are welcome. In addition to cash, the museum accepts VISA, Discover and MasterCard.

Hours: Open daily 10 am- 5 pm


"It is about 12,000 feet of space with a variety of exhibits including ones on Madison."

"The history at the museum is amazing and worth every penny. The administrator of the museum is a true asset and has a ton of knowledge. My family and I have been there multiple times and we learn something new each time."

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