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Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

Pick up or purchase your tickets at the visitor’s center. There is plenty of parking available.


Discover the life and legacy of Thomas Jefferson and experience history like never before by taking a tour of Monticello, his iconic home, and grounds. Immerse yourself in the world of the Declaration of Independence’s author and the third President of the United States as you get to know a key figure in the history of our nation.  

Visit Jefferson’s gardens and plantation to hear about his personal views on slavery and the economy. Experience living history with insightful and informative tours, where you can gain an authentic awareness of one of the most influential Founding Fathers of our nation. 

Step into a past full of lessons to be learned, personal flaws unveiled, inspiring stories to be told and the significance of his life and contributions to the United States. 


From Slavery to Freedom Tour

This is a special 2.5 hour, guided, interactive tour with a focus on slavery at Monticello through the perspectives of enslaved people. The tour begins at the house, then onto the grounds, and ends at Mulberry Row.

The Visitors Center

Before your tour of Jefferson’s home check out The David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center and Smith Education Center which offers unique shopping, video, exhibits, information, and an interactive discovery room for children.

Calendar of Events

Check the calendar for dedicated events. On Holidays join a wreath making workshop or enjoy an evening tour. July 4th is particularly exciting as you can watch individuals take the Oath of Citizenship to become Americans.
Monday 10 - 4:30
Wednesday 10 - 4:30
Thursday 10 - 4:30
Friday 10 - 4:30
Saturday 10 - 4:30
Sunday 10 - 4:30
Tours: Reservations Required, Walk-Ins Welcome


TOURS:Reservations Required | Walk-Ins Welcome
GOOD FOR:Corporate | Couples | Families | Large Groups | Students & Parents | Wheelchair Access
SPECIAL RATES:Active Military | Hospital



Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello
931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 984-9800