This one-hour guided tour is the most popular way to experience the historic house. Explore the histories and legacies of James and Dolley Madison, the Enslaved Community, and the Constitution as you journey through the landscape and inside the Madisons' home.
$36/Adult (18+), $16/Youth (12-17), Free/Child 11 and Under
Montpelier does not rely on government support and is funded through visitation, grants, donations, and memberships. When you pay the small transaction fee, you'll be helping make an impact on Montpelier's mission. Thank you!
The Tour at a Glance:
one-hour guided tour
includes indoor and outdoor locations within the historic core
includes both floors of the historic house
moderate walking and stairs included on the tour route
tours operate RAIN or SHINE: wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing
NOTE:The free child 11 & under ticket does not apply to camps, learning centers, or other groups. To book a student/child tour, please contact Emily Stanfill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your ticket purchase also includes all-day self-guided access to:
Mere Distinction of Colour exhibition
David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center and Museum Shop
Madison Family and Enslaved Community cemeteries
Annie duPont Formal Garden
Mr. Madison's Temple
8+ miles of walking trails
48-Hour Cancellation and Exchange Policy
All purchases are subject to a 48-hour cancellation policy. Tour tickets may be cancelled or exchanged up to 48 hours prior to the date of the tour, Tickets are non-refundable within 48 hours of the tour date.