Discover Thomas Jefferson’s “essay in architecture,” Monticello, a National Historic Landmark and the only house in the United States designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Monticello is the home of Thomas Jefferson, third U.S. President, author of the Declaration of Independence and founder of the University of Virginia.
Located near Charlottesville, Virginia, you can tour Thomas Jefferson’s autobiographical masterpiece throughout the year. Guided tours of the scenic gardens and grounds are offered on a seasonal basis.
The Behind the Scenes Tour allows you to visit rarely seen rooms on the second and third floors of Monticello, including Jefferson’s spectacular Dome Room. The David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center and Smith Education Center features four exhibitions, an introductory film, hands-on space for children, and a museum shop and café.
Open daily year-round. Reserved tickets available online at Monticello.org.