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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.

Monticello's West Front with Fish Pond

Image credit: Thomas Jefferson FoundationCopyright © Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc.

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.

Gardens and Grounds Tours

Explore Jefferson's lifelong interest in gardening, botany, and agriculture while enjoying the beauty and variety of Monticello's restored flower and vegetable gardens, grove, and orchards. Monticello interpreters lead these 45-minute walking tours, offering historical background, plant identification, and stories about the gardens along the way.