Happening at Monticello

  • Slavery at Monticello Tours

    Monticello
    All Day
    Tour

    These daily guided outdoor tours focus on the experiences of the enslaved people who lived and labored on the Monticello plantation. Included in the price of admission.

  • Daily Tours of Monticello

    All Day
    Tour

    We offer a variety of daily tours and experiences at Monticello. Find a tour that suits your interests!

  • Hemings Family Tour

    1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    Tour

    See Monticello through the lens of the Hemings Family, the best documented enslaved family in the United States. $28 (online price).

  • Gardens and Grounds Tours

    Monticello
    All Day
    Tour

    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.

  • Mountaintop Hands-on Activity Center

    All Day
    Tour,  Kids

    Use a quill pen to copy famous ideas from the Declaration of Independence. Crack code with a wheel cipher. Offered seasonally. FREE with admission.