The one place to enjoy presidential artifacts along with the rich history of Orange and the Piedmont Region of Virginia. Enjoy artifacts of Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Monroe and Zachary Taylor. Browse our large collection of James Madison's belongings - including his favorite reading chair. Our Black History Room features: The Forgotten Patriots of the American Revolution; The Enslaved Period and Post-Emancipation in Orange, Virginia. Visit our Hall of Agriculture and Transportation to enjoy a wonderful array of farm implements and conveyances, a 1923 Model T, sleighs, a 1730's "cube" house - and much more. Temporary Exhibit Room: Exhibits are changed every four months -- so you never know what you'll see next! Located in the historic Town of Orange and a mere 4 miles from James Madison's Montpelier. Walk to restaurants, boutique and antique shops, and beautiful Bed & Breakfast Inns.