Happening at Monticello

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  • Meet Thomas Jefferson

    Monticello
    All Day

    Monticello guests can see Bill Barker as Thomas Jefferson, most weeks Tuesday through Saturday during regularly scheduled programming.

  • Toddler Time at Monticello

    9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
    Kids

    Toddlers and their adult companions will love this adventure in our Griffin Discovery Room for story time, crafts, and special activities - the perfect introduction to the world of Thomas Jefferson!

  • Edible Gardens: Lunch and Tastings at Tufton Farm

    Monticello's Tufton Farm
    1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    Talks, Book Signings, Lectures, Conferences,  Farm and Garden

    FULL! - “Sip, dip and graze” your way through a Tufton Farm dining event with Monticello's Gabriele Rausse and Keith Nevison.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.