Monticello is the autobiographical masterpiece of Thomas Jefferson—designed and redesigned and built and rebuilt for more than forty years—and its gardens were a botanic showpiece, a source of food, and an experimental laboratory of ornamental and useful plants from around the world.

House FAQ

Frequently asked questions and reports about the architecture, rooms, and furnishings of the main house and its dependencies.

Collections Database

A rich and varied collection of objects including art, furnishings, personal items, books, and manuscripts from Monticello's collections.