Happening at Monticello
Gardens and Grounds ToursMonticelloAll DayTour
These walking tours of Monticello’s restored flower and vegetable gardens, grove and orchards highlight Jefferson’s deep and long-standing interest in horticulture. FREE with admission. Hours vary by season.
Plantation Archaeology Walking TourDavid M. Rubenstein Visitor Center1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.Archaeology, Tour
Join archaeologists for an hour and a half long walking tour into the woodlands to learn about how we use archaeology to better understand the plantation and the stories of those who lived and labored at Monticello. Available most weekday afternoons in June - July
Daily Monticello ToursMonticelloAll DayTour
A variety of tours of the house and grounds are available each day, including guided and self-guided options. Most tours are time-specific; find a time and tour that are right for you and reserve your spot today.
From Slavery to Freedom TourMonticello9:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.Tour
This 2.5 hour, guided, small-group, interactive tour explores Monticello through the perspectives of enslaved people who labored on the plantation. Similar tour previously titled the "Hemings Family Tour."