Today At Monticello

  • 72° Partly Sunny
  • Thu 75° / 54°
  • Fri 73° / 54°
  • Sat 77° / 57°
  • Sun 81° / 59°

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Today’s Hours

Gates open from 8:30 am to 6 pm

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Things To Do in the Charlottesville Area

Frequently listed among the best places to live in the U.S., Charlottesville is also a great place to visit. Whether you love food, history, the arts, or the great outdoors, Charlottesville has it all. 

Local Historic Sites

Charlottesville is rich with history. In addition to Jefferson, the area was home to Presidents James Madison and James Monroe. The University of Virginia, which Jefferson founded and designed, is (along with Monticello) a World Heritage site and an architectural masterpiece.