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Join us for a historic commemoration as we mark the 100th birthday of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation!

Monticello will open its doors to the public for a special Centennial Open House, where guests can explore the home of Thomas Jefferson with Self-Guided Tours. Throughout the historic rooms of the house, gardens, and grounds of the mountaintop, guests will find images depicting what Monticello looked like when it first opened to the public in the 1920s.

More Event Features

  • Hands-on crafts for children
  • A spotlight on early collections artifacts by Monticello curators
  • A talk on the Foundation's early history given by Interim Director of the International Center for Jefferson Studies, Frank Cogliano.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to be part of Monticello's historic Centennial Open House. We look forward to welcoming you as we celebrate 100 years of education, preservation, and the enduring legacies of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

To ensure an enjoyable experience for all, timed entry tickets are required. 

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