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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 »
$45 Guests All ages
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Holiday Evening Tours

December 12, 13, 19-23, and 26-30 Experience Monticello after dark and get an intimate look at how the holidays were celebrated in Jefferson’s time. 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 »
$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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Edible Native Fruits and Nuts

October 25, 2014, 9:30 am - 11:30 am This exploration of the Saunders-Monticello Trail Fruit and Nut Room will answer your questions about which berries, nuts, and other fruits are edible. More »
Free Registration Required**
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Diplomacy and the "Violent Jihad"

October 25, 2014, 9:30 am - 2:45 pm A free, one-day conference with panel discussions between former American Ambassadors which focusing on American policy and effective diplomatic responses. More »
$18 Per person
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Falling Leaves and Winter Trees Walk

October 30, 2014, 9:30 am - 11:30 am A two-hour ramble through Monticello's forest during the waning days of the fall foliage display. 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.