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Tips for Your Visit

Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your house tour reservation, if you buy tickets in advance onlineIt takes approximately 30 minutes to collect tickets and ride the Monticello shuttle bus from the ticketing area to the house itself. Because Monticello uses timed ticketing to expedite the house tour process, you face a significant delay if you miss your tour time. Leave time to see the film and exhibits at the Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center and Smith Education Center.

A Find of a Lifetime: Jefferson Books Quest Ends at Washington University

By Ann Lucas Birle and Endrina Tay Last week, we had the privilege of being the first Monticello staff to set eyes on the more than 70 Jefferson books that we recently discovered at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL).  We flew to St. Louis early on Valentine’s Day on February 14 to see firsthand the volumes Jefferson once owned in his library at Monticello during his retirement.

Tips for Your Visit

Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your house tour reservation, if you buy tickets in advance onlineIt takes approximately 30 minutes to collect tickets and ride the Monticello shuttle bus from the ticketing area to the house itself. Because Monticello uses timed ticketing to expedite the house tour process, you face a significant delay if you miss your tour time. Leave time to see the film and exhibits at the Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center and Smith Education Center.