Happening at Monticello

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  • Exhibition - The Declaration of Independence

    Robert H. and Clarice Smith Gallery at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
    All Day
    Tour

    Visit our newest exhibition and learn more about the document that started it all. See a rare engraving of the Declaration of Independence, test your knowledge about America's history, and learn more about the impact of the Declaration around the world.

  • From Slavery to Freedom Tour

    Monticello
    10:35 a.m. to 12:40 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."

  • Meet Thomas Jefferson: Drafting the Declaration

    David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
    11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    Tour

    Join Thomas Jefferson, as portrayed by historical interpreter Bill Barker, as he takes you back to the turbulent times of America’s founding.