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Guide to Visiting

When visiting Monticello you can tour the mountaintop house that Jefferson designed and built for himself and his family, enjoy the beauty of its grounds and sweeping vistas, and explore the complexities of Jefferson's enduring global legacy. 


Start at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center


Tour Jefferson's House


See our Film and Exhibitions


Explore the Grounds and Gardens

Learn about slavery at Monticello 


Stop by the Monticello Graveyard

Visit our Shop


Eat at the Café at Monticello

Bring your kids


Walk the Saunders-Monticello Trail

Check out the Charlottesville Area


Recommended Reading


Where to Stay

From bed and breakfasts to luxury hotels, Charlottesville, Albemarle and surrounding counties provide visitors with comfortable accommodations to suit every need. More »

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