Contact Us

Visitor Hours:
March 17 - October 31, 2018
Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (last tour 3:15 p.m.)
Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. (last tour 4:15 p.m.)

Select hours in November and holiday tours in December (click here for hours and pricing).

Closed December 31, 2018 - March 15, 2019

Click here for map and directions.

Office Hours: 
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

P.O. Box 537
336 Belle Grove Road
Middletown, Virginia  22645

Phone: (540) 869-2028
Fax: (540) 869-9638

General Inquiry Email

Tour Inquiry Email

Please note: Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown, Virginia was named after Nelly Madison Hite's grandmother's home, Belle Grove Plantation in Port Conway (King George County), Virginia. The latter was the birthplace of James Madison and is now operated as a bed and breakfast; more information may be found here. Port Conway is 100 miles east of Middletown.

Board of Directors


Suzanne Conrad, Chair
Suzanne Porter, Chair-elect
John Clancey, Vice-Chair
Nancy Comer, Secretary
John Adamson, Treasurer
Lyne Leith, Assistant Treasurer


James Beamer
Candace Clinedinst
Linda Coffman
Katie Harvard
Melanie Henry
Robert Mowery
Robert Nieweg
Susan Old
Michael Perry
Matthew Shaffer
Kris Tierney
William A. Truban, Jr.
Matt Ubben


Museum Staff

Kristen Laise, Executive Director
Dennis Campbell, Buildings and Grounds Supervisor
Karen Haizlett, Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator
Kelynn McPeak, Museum Shop Coordinator
Rich Coyle, Programs Assistant
Joann Guay, Visitor Services Clerk
Dottie Fletcher, Housekeeper