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Monticello, the House

Monticello is the autobiographical masterpiece of Thomas Jefferson—designed and redesigned and built and rebuilt for more than forty years—and its gardens were a botanic showpiece, a source of food, and an experimental laboratory of ornamental and useful plants from around the world.

House FAQ

Frequently asked questions and reports about the architecture, rooms, and furnishings of the main house and its dependencies.


Get a glimpse of the world Jefferson and his family inhabited by going room-by-room.

Monticello Explorer

A Flash-based tour of the main house with 3-D models, special animations, in-depth information on the people, spaces, and places of Monticello.

House Image Gallery

Interior and exterior images of Monticello's main house.

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Index for the House opens access to many resources for anyone wanting a general overview of Monticello, architecture, material culture,pictures and FAQ.

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