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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

$42 Per person
$30 Smithsonian Members
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Thomas Jefferson’s Eloquent Legacy: Letters from Monticello

September 23, 2014, 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm Join J. Jefferson Looney, founding editor of the Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Retirement Series, at the Smithsonian's S. Dillon Ripley Center in Washington, DC, as he discusses what can be learned from Jefferson's letters when, freed from “the shackles of power,” he was able to write long, reflective letters on topics including gardening, geography, sheep husbandry, mathematics, linguistic reform, wine, education, politics, and religion. More »
$15 Adults
$6 Students (ages 5 & up)
Free Children 4 & under
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Calling all young scholars: Home Educators' Day!

September 24, 2014, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Calling all young scholars! Join us for the third annual Home Educators' Day More »
$24 Per person  
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Winemaking Workshop

September 27, 2014, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Join Gabriele Rausse, the “Father of the Virginia wine industry,” for this fun two-hour session on wine production. Learn how to make your own—from harvest through fermentation to bottling—in this participatory workshop. 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.