Contact Us

Visitor Hours:

March 23 - October 31, 2019
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, 2019 - March 21, 2020

Click here for map and directions.

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

Physical Address:
336 Belle Grove Road
Middletown, Virginia  22645

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 537
Middletown, Virginia  22645

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

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What to take photos at Belle Grove? Please read this! 

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


Candace Clinedinst
Sandra Dunkle
Katie Harvard
Melanie Henry
Robert Mowery
Robert Nieweg
Susan Old
Michael Perry
Matthew Shaffer
Beverley B. Shoemaker
Matt Ubben
Autumn Walakira
Ben Weber


Museum Staff

Kristen Laise, Executive Director
Dennis Campbell, Buildings and Grounds Supervisor
Rich Coyle, Programs Assistant
Gemma Felton, Outreach  Coordinator
Karen Haizlett, Site Rental Coordinator
Kelynn Powell, Museum Shop Coordinator