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Orange County Visitor Center

Visitor Center Hours:

Monday, Wednesday-Saturday

10 am - 4 pm

Tuesday and Sunday 11 am - 3 pm

Closed for some holidays.




122 East Main Street, Historic Train Depot,

Orange, Virginia

We are a Virginia State certified Visitor Center.


Gordonsville Visitor Center

Visitor Center Hours:

Monday -Thursday 10 am - 4:30 pm

Friday and Saturday 10 am - 4:00 pm

Closed on Sunday and for some holidays.




Next to Town Hall at 200 South Main Street,

Gordonsville, Virginia



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Local Events

APRIL 2020

April 2  – April 4, 2020

Archaeology Site Locationat James Madison's Montpelier

Archaeologist rely on a number of techniques and methods to locate potential excavation sites. Techniques covered in this workshop will include remote sensing (GPR and LiDAR), STP (Shovel Test Pit) survey, and metal detecting. We welcome anyone who is interested in learning about this important phase of the archaeological process.


0:00 am-4:00 pm

Friday, April 10, 2020

Decorative Arts House Tour at James Madison's Montpelier

Explore the Madisons' home and furnishings! Go behind the scenes with Montpelier's curatorial staff, learning about the Madisons' domestic spaces and how the made the decisions to furnish and refurnish. 


3:00pm – 4:00pm

Saturday,April 18,2020

Historical Garden Week in Orange

With a nod to conservation and preserving the rural flavor of the land, this driving tour takes visitors from the countryside to Main Street.  From rolling hills and pastures, it is a short drive to Historic Gordonsville, where The Exchange Hotel serves as Tour Headquarters.


 10 am – 5 pm

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Montpelier Wine Trail Spring Wine Festival 

Join Hammerstone, Chateau Merrillanne, Castle Gruen, Wilderness Run, Revalation, and Honah Lee at Mountain Run Winery on April 18th, 2020 from noon to 6:00 pm for the third annual Montpelier Wine Trail Spring Wine Festival. 


12 PM – 6 PM:

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Free Last Saturday Art for Kids at the Arts Center in Orange

On the last Saturday of each month, the Arts Center In Orange offers a free one-hour art class for children! Please register by calling the Arts Center so we have enough supplies for all!



Saturday, April 25, 2020

One Day Dig at James Madison's Montpelier

Join us for this one-day crash course into archaeological techniques and methods. In this program, you will work alongside our staff to discover what it takes to be an archaeologist.


9 AM – 4 PM 

more events to come...