Tour At A Glance
Waiting on Liberty: Slavery in Jefferson’s “Great House”
This two-and-a-half-hour experience offers an in-depth look at the enslaved African Americans who worked in Thomas Jefferson’s “Great House.” Learn about the evidence that informs historiansabout enslaved individuals who lived and worked at Monticello. Visit select rooms in the house and share your own experiences and thoughts with your guide and fellow visitors as your group engages in a discussion about the significance today—and the enduring paradox—of slavery at Monticello.
Not recommended for children 12 or younger.