Museum Shop Browse our extraordinary collection of Jefferson-related books, exclusive reproductions, Monticello-inspired home décor, Virginia wines, historic seeds and plants, and many more quality retail items in the spacious store.
Café at Monticello Enjoy a beverage, snack or lunch in the comfortable, convenient Café, located in the Visitor Center, courtyard level. The menu includes sandwiches, salads, pastries, kid-friendly options, and hot and cold drinks. Groups can order box lunches in advance.
Visitor Center Learn more about Jefferson through Monticello's 21st-century gateway—the Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center and Smith Education Center—with opportunities for all ages.
Saunders-Monticello Trail Wander more than two miles of hiking and biking trails, featuring an arboretum of native trees and shrubs, and a two-acre pond. This scenic recreational and educational park is maintained by Monticello for visitors and area residents.
The Charlottesville Area Whether it's history, food, the arts and/or the great outdoors, Charlottesville has it all. Often cited as one of the best places in the country to live, it's also an unforgettable place to visit.
I recently visited Virginia Tech for the Virginia Association of Museums Fundamentals Forum (sorry, Hoos). I had heard about this tradition or right-of-passage before, but while at Tech I heard...More >>