Happening at Monticello

  • Winemaking Workshop

    Meets at Monticello's David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
    9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    Farm and Garden,  Summer

    Join vintner Gabriele Rausse for this 2-hour session on wine production from harvest through fermentation to bottling.

  • 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.

  • Evening Behind the Scenes Tour

    5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    Tour

    Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of Monticello and delight in the vistas of Jefferson’s little mountain at the end of the day.

  • Mountaintop Hands-on Activity Center

    All Day
    Tour,  Kids,  Summer

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