Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at Montpelier — Events

The Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at James Madison’s Montpelier offers world-class on-site and Web-enabled educational programming. The Center’s goal is to inspire participation in civic dialogue, improve the public’s understanding of the founding principles of the United States, and enable citizens to deepen their understanding of and participation in our democracy.

Address: 13384 Laundry Road, Montpelier Station, VA 22957 Hours: By appointment; programs vary Phone: 540-672-2728 Online:


  • Behind the Scenes: Archaeology Lab Tour

    Jul 22, 2017 1:00 PM

    Where: James Madison’s Montpelier, David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center

    11350 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA 22957

    When: Saturday, July 22, 2017 | 1:00 PM

    Behind the scenes tour of the archaeology lab. Duration: 1 hour

    Details: The Montpelier Archaeology Department is holding a series of monthly tours that highlight the many different components of the archaeological discovery process, including Locating, Excavating, Analyzing, and Reconstructing archaeological sites on the property. On these tours, you will see sites that have been located by the archaeology department, and explore the ongoing excavations and analysis being conducted by our staff!

    Visit the lab with the Archaeology Curator. See how artifacts get from being buried in the ground to displayed in the house.

    Cost: Free

    Click here for more information.