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$25 Adults
$16 Children 12—18 May 25 - Sep. 1
$8 Children 5—11 Year round (under 5 are free)
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Monticello Day Pass and House Tour

Daily, year-round Spend a day on the beautiful grounds of Monticello and get an intimate look at Thomas Jefferson. More »
$55 Per Person
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Monticello Sunset Pass

Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, May 1-September 5 (excluding May 16 and July 4) New! Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of Monticello and delight in the vistas of Jefferson’s little mountain at the end of the day. More »
$45 Guests All ages
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Behind the Scenes Tour and Day Pass

Daily Have you always wanted to go upstairs at Monticello? Now you can. More »
$25 Adults
$16 Children 12—18 May 25 - Sep. 1
$8 Children 5—11 Year round (under 5 are free)
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Family Friendly Tour and Day Pass

April 12-27, June 7 - Sept. 1 Also, first three weekends in October, Columbus Day, and December 26-30. Designed for families with children ages 5 to 11. More »
$45 Per Guest
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Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden Tour at Monticello

Wednesdays and Saturdays, May 3 - October 18 A two-hour, experiential tour of Thomas Jefferson’s vegetable and fruit gardens with participatory gardening activities. More »
$600 Up to 4 guests
$150 Each additional guest (8-person maximum)
Not available for online purchase. Call 434-984-9884. Free

Monticello Private Guide

Offered year round Enjoy an intimate group setting and explore Jefferson’s mountaintop home during your own personalized tour. More »
Free with any Day Pass
Starts at the end of the noon and 2 pm Slavery at Monticello Tours Free

Archaeology Site Updates at the Joiner's Shop

Monday - Friday, June 3 - July 11, 2014 (except June 6 and July 4) Learn about our current archaeological field research at the Joiner’s Shop on Mulberry Row as it is being conducted by the Monticello-University of Virginia Archaeological Field School. More »

Tickets for Upcoming Events

$28 Per person
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Mary Randolph Culinary Workshop

July 26, 2014, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Curry chicken and rice was an international dish popular at elite 19th-century dining tables. Culinary historian Leni Sorensen will demonstrate how to make Mary Randolph’s curry powder just as her cooks did in her 1824 Richmond kitchen as well as a thick and spicy Green Tomata Marmalade. More »
$18 Adults
$8 Children 5-11
Free Under 5
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Let’s Go Cook

August 7, 2014, 9:30 am - 11:30 am Join Monticello's Eleanor Gould for a fun, hands-on, family-friendly cooking class. Young cooks and their favorite grownups will begin by harvesting fruits and vegetables from the Monticello gardens. More »
$24 Per person  
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Tomato Tasting

August 9, 2014, 9:30 am - 11:30 am Heirloom tomatoes are now at the height of fashion, and one can only marvel at the genetic diversity found in everyone’s favorite homegrown vegetable. This participatory workshop includes examining and rating a variety of tomatoes. More »

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Annual Passes

$50 Per person All ages
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Independence Pass

Visit Monticello, including the recently opened Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center and Smith Education Center, as often as you’d like with this annual pass. More »

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Monticello Neighborhood Pass
A discount combination adult ticket to tour Monticello, Ash Lawn-Highland, and Michie Tavern's Tavern Museum.

School Fieldtrips
There are three great ways for schoolkids to see Monticello.

Note: Tickets are required to visit Monticello's grounds and the exhibitions and film in the Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center.