Calendar of Events

Just looking for a tour? We offer a range of daily and seasonal tours.
Saturday
September 20, 2014

Gates open from 8:30 am to 6 pm

Griffin Discovery Room

Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A hands-on activity center where children—especially those ages 6 to 12—can literally get in touch with American history. Open during Monticello's operating hours. Griffin Discovery Room

A hands-on activity center where children—especially those ages 6 to 12—can literally get in touch with American history. Open during Monticello's operating hours.

Griffin Discovery Room
Special Event!

Jefferson Family Friends

Monticello, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Come join us for a day at Monticello to learn more about Jefferson’s relationship with Lewis and Clark featuring private tours of Monticello and a picnic lunch! Jefferson Family Friends

Come join us for a day at Monticello to learn more about Jefferson’s relationship with Lewis and Clark featuring private tours of Monticello and a picnic lunch!

Jefferson Family Friends

Fall Migration Bird Walk

Meets at trailhead of the Monticello Trail (Kemper Park), 7:00 am - 10:00 am

Join Jerry Therrien for a three-hour hike on the Saunders- Monticello Trail and Secluded Farm to observe the annual bird migration. Fall Migration Bird Walk

Join Jerry Therrien for a three-hour hike on the Saunders- Monticello Trail and Secluded Farm to observe the annual bird migration.

Fall Migration Bird Walk
Sunday
September 21, 2014

Gates open from 8:30 am to 6 pm

Griffin Discovery Room

Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A hands-on activity center where children—especially those ages 6 to 12—can literally get in touch with American history. Open during Monticello's operating hours. Griffin Discovery Room

A hands-on activity center where children—especially those ages 6 to 12—can literally get in touch with American history. Open during Monticello's operating hours.

Griffin Discovery Room
Monday
September 22, 2014

Gates open from 8:30 am to 6 pm

Griffin Discovery Room

Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A hands-on activity center where children—especially those ages 6 to 12—can literally get in touch with American history. Open during Monticello's operating hours. Griffin Discovery Room

A hands-on activity center where children—especially those ages 6 to 12—can literally get in touch with American history. Open during Monticello's operating hours.

Griffin Discovery Room
Tuesday
September 23, 2014

Gates open from 8:30 am to 6 pm

Griffin Discovery Room

Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A hands-on activity center where children—especially those ages 6 to 12—can literally get in touch with American history. Open during Monticello's operating hours. Griffin Discovery Room

A hands-on activity center where children—especially those ages 6 to 12—can literally get in touch with American history. Open during Monticello's operating hours.

Griffin Discovery Room
Special Event!

Thomas Jefferson’s Eloquent Legacy: Letters from Monticello

S. Dillon Ripley Center, Washington, DC, 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Join J. Jefferson Looney, founding editor of the Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Retirement Series, at the Smithsonian's S. Dillon Ripley Center in Washington, DC, as he discusses what can be learned from Jefferson's letters when, freed from “the shackles of power,” he was able to write long, reflective letters on topics including gardening, geography, sheep husbandry, mathematics, linguistic reform, wine, education, politics, and religion. Thomas Jefferson’s Eloquent Legacy: Letters from Monticello

Join J. Jefferson Looney, founding editor of the Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Retirement Series, at the Smithsonian's S. Dillon Ripley Center in Washington, DC, as he discusses what can be learned from Jefferson's letters when, freed from “the shackles of power,” he was able to write long, reflective letters on topics including gardening, geography, sheep husbandry, mathematics, linguistic reform, wine, education, politics, and religion.

Thomas Jefferson’s Eloquent Legacy: Letters from Monticello
Wednesday
September 24, 2014

Gates open from 8:30 am to 6 pm

Special Event!

Calling all young scholars: Home Educators' Day!

Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center and Monticello, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Calling all young scholars! Join us for the third annual Home Educators' Day Calling all young scholars: Home Educators' Day!

Calling all young scholars! Join us for the third annual Home Educators' Day

Calling all young scholars: Home Educators' Day!

Griffin Discovery Room

Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A hands-on activity center where children—especially those ages 6 to 12—can literally get in touch with American history. Open during Monticello's operating hours. Griffin Discovery Room

A hands-on activity center where children—especially those ages 6 to 12—can literally get in touch with American history. Open during Monticello's operating hours.

Griffin Discovery Room
Thursday
September 25, 2014

Gates open from 8:30 am to 6 pm

Griffin Discovery Room

Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A hands-on activity center where children—especially those ages 6 to 12—can literally get in touch with American history. Open during Monticello's operating hours. Griffin Discovery Room

A hands-on activity center where children—especially those ages 6 to 12—can literally get in touch with American history. Open during Monticello's operating hours.

Griffin Discovery Room
Friday
September 26, 2014

Gates open from 8:30 am to 6 pm

Griffin Discovery Room

Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A hands-on activity center where children—especially those ages 6 to 12—can literally get in touch with American history. Open during Monticello's operating hours. Griffin Discovery Room

A hands-on activity center where children—especially those ages 6 to 12—can literally get in touch with American history. Open during Monticello's operating hours.

Griffin Discovery Room