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 during regularly scheduled hours.

  • Monticello Self-Guided Tours

    Monticello
    2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Tour

    Our most popular tour, now with enhanced safety measures and a redesigned, family-friendly experience.

  • 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.

  • Meet Thomas Jefferson

    Monticello
    All Day
    Tour

    Guests can meet Thomas Jefferson (as portrayed by veteran historical actor-interpreter Bill Barker) in person, Tuesday through Saturday during regularly scheduled hours.