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Central and Western Virginia Sights

James Madison Museum

  • 129 Caroline St. Map It
  • Orange

Fodor's Review

The James Madison Museum presents a comprehensive exhibition on the Founding Father most responsible for the Constitution (Madison became president in 1809). The collection includes some of the china and glassware recovered from the White House before the British torched it during the War of 1812. The fourth president's tiny Campeachy chair, an 18th-century piece made for him by his friend Thomas Jefferson, shows how short he was.

Sight Information

Address:

129 Caroline St., Orange, Virginia, 22960, United States

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Phone:

540-672–1776

Sight Details:

  • $5
  • Mon.–Sat. 10–4, Sun. 1–4

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