Welcome to

Orange County, Virginia

established 1734

A destination rich in historic sites and museums, outdoor adventures, quaint Main Street shops, art galleries and storybook views. Orange County, Virginia, where hospitality and heritage live.

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New on Explore Orange County, Virginia Blog

The Market at Grelen:

TRAILS ARE OPEN 

Wednesday - Sunday (10-4)

The Market at Grelen Trails will remain open Wednesday - Sunday 10-4. 

Grelen is opening some outdoor tables on the patio and around the shop for people to enjoy a light snack and/or beverage. 

  • Please no picnicking anywhere and no loitering on the grounds or in the parking lot

  • Please maintain a distance of at least 6' between your group and other hikers

  • Please only visit with immediate family or members of the same household

  • ​Please leave the trails and the Grelen property no later than 4 pm 

Hours:

10 am - 4 pm

James Madison's Montpelier:

GROUNDS ARE OPEN

Thursday - Monday (9-4)

James Madison's Montpelier Grounds are open. 

This includes the historical core, Annie duPont Formal and Oriental gardens, Madison family and enslaved community cemeteries, and walking trails, on 2,700 acres.

 

  • The grounds will be open Thursday-Monday from 9 AM to 4 PM

  • David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center Museum Shop opens Friday, June 5th.

  • The Exchange Cafe will remain closed at this time. 

  • Orange County Residents access for free

  • Non Residents, $10/car Day Pass or $35/car Annual Pass for a full year; $50 Annual Membership for year-long access to property, access to programming free of charge including virtual tours, invitations to special events, and a 10% discount off online purchases from the Museum Shop.

  • Visitors are strongly encouraged to purchase their passes online before visiting.

Hours:

Grounds open

9am - 4pm Thursday-Monday

Fort Germanna:

TRAILS ARE OPEN

Germanna Visitor Center Temporarily CLOSED.

The trails of the Siegen Forest are open sunrise to sunset, 7 days a week for a quiet hike in the woods. The trails are beautiful this time of year and run the banks of the Rapidan River.

Hours:

sunrise to sunset

Liberty Mills Farm:

ONLINE STORE,

SCHEDULE PICK YOUR OWN APPOINTMENTS OR ORDER AHEAD FOR CURBSIDE PICK UP

Liberty Mills Farm will be offering scheduled picking times for their strawberries. Schedule your time with these options:

 

Online Store available to purchase fresh homemade ice cream, fudge, fresh strawberries and lots of other locally made market goods. Curbside pick-up available. 

 

Liberty Mills Farm wants you to have an A-Maze-ing Adventure. Wind your way through our 33 acre fall corn maze, pick  flowerssunflowersstrawberries or pumpkins or explore our Farm Market and antique tractor collection.

  • 434-882-MAZE (6293)

  • 9166 Liberty Mills Road, Somerset, VA 

Hours:

see website for days open

Wilderness Battlefield and Ellwood Manor:

TRAILS ARE OPEN

The Battlefield park’s roads, trails and parking areas will remain open and Ellwood Manor will be delayed in opening for the season.

Hours:

sunrise to sunset

James Madison's Museum of Orange County History and Heritage :

TEMPORARILY CLOSED 

James Madison's Museum of Orange County History and Heritage is temporarily closed.

Enjoy sneek peaks and special museum insights on their Facebook page and website.

Hours:

CLOSED

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Orange County Visitor Center

Visitor Center Hours:Temporarily Closed

Monday, Wednesday-Saturday

10 am - 4 pm

Tuesday and Sunday 11 am - 3 pm

Closed for some holidays.

540-672-1653

 

Location:

122 East Main Street, Historic Train Depot,

Orange, Virginia

We are a Virginia State certified Visitor Center.

 

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Gordonsville Visitor Center

Visitor Center Hours:Temporarily Closed

Monday -Thursday 10 am - 4:30 pm

Friday and Saturday 10 am - 4:00 pm

Closed on Sunday and for some holidays.

540-832-1735

 

Location:

Next to Town Hall at 200 South Main Street,

Gordonsville, Virginia