Special Events:


April 25th and 26th – Annual Plant and Bake Sale.

Saturday, 25th, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, 26th, 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m.

May 17th at 2:00 p.m. – Mrs. Dolley Madison will be sharing her birthday with us!

Don’t miss this opportunity to visit with the wise and ever-gracious Presidentess. Seating is limited to 50, so please RSVP to either (540) 672-1776, or info@thejamesmadisonmuseum.org.

June 13th, 1:00-5:00 p.m. – Summer Fest at the James Madison Museum.
Music, artists, crafters and food! Free to the public; come enjoy the music, food and the many talented artists/artisans of our County. The Museum will be open free to the public as well for this first annual event.


September 13th at 2:00 p.m. – Constitution Celebration- A Conversation About Our Constitution.
Guest Speaker (author, Constitutional Scholar, docent, speaker and UVA radio personality) Mr. Tom Matthes.


Presidential Memorial Quilt Exhibit Opens in September.

October – Considering a Vintage Jewelry Sale


November – Both the Orange County Historical Society and The James Madison Museum will be hosting Dr. Bigler, author of (to be published) Scandalous Son. (Further details to be published soon.)


December – We will be joining in the annual Christmas Parade!



Open Tuesday-Saturday 11 am-5 pm.

Closed Sundays and Mondays.

Admission (age 6 and older) $5.00

Orange County School Students are free.

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