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$25 Adults
$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 »
$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
$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)
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Monticello Private Guide

Offered year round Enjoy an intimate group setting and explore Jefferson’s mountaintop home during your own personalized tour. More »

Tickets for Upcoming Events

$18 Per person
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Montalto Hawk Watch

October 4, 2014, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Enjoy breathtaking views from Montalto and watch the fall hawk migration with Jerry Therrien. Learn how to identify these lofty raptors by their shapes, flight patterns, and plumage. More »
$55 Per Person
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Thomas Jefferson and the Culture of the Earth with Gabriele Rausse

October 7, 2014, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Thomas Jefferson believed in the virtues of agrarian life for establishing America as a free and independent nation. Learn about Jefferson's ideas for an agrarian society and enjoy a casual, outdoor cheese-and-wine reception More »
$18 Per person
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Thomas Jefferson and Natural History Walk

October 9, 2014, 9:30 am - 11:30 am Monticello Curator of Plants, Peggy Cornett, will lead this two-hour trek through the forests of Monticello. 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.