Every object at Monticello tells a story
Archaeologists discover evidence of equipment needed for French cuisine.
An enslaved chef de cuisine, trained in Paris.
Insider tips from our Manager of House Tours
A food icon inspires Monticello’s approach to farm, garden and table
Tennis ball lettuce was a favorite of Thomas Jefferson.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian becomes chairman of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation.
A video by ESPN’s The Undefeated features Grammy-nominated musician Aloe Blacc.
A new acquisition
Thomas Jefferson’s complicated relationship with George Washington.
The story behind Jefferson's personal motto.
A famous quotation describes Jefferson's soaring ambitions for the University of Virginia.
Conserving the Window, Door and Fireplace Friezes in Monticello’s Parlor
Cleaning a 200-year-old, 11,000-square-foot house is a serious undertaking.
Monticello publishes a new book. Plus, a historian's recommended reading.
Students from across the globe are now able to come to Monticello virtually.
Engaging a global audience in Jefferson’s ideas.