On Site and Online

From field trips that bring students to the mountaintop, to digital experiences that bring Monticello into the classroom, we have options to fit your students' needs.

On-Site Learning Experiences Learn about Jefferson and his vision for America, the realities of slavery on the Monticello plantation, and the mountaintop’s iconic architecture.
Bring History into Your Classroom Can't bring your students to Monticello? We can bring it you through our Live Virtual Tours and Digital Learning Experiences.


Learning from Home Find virtual tours, coloring pages, and activities to do at home.
Primary Sources Explore historic documents, oral histories, and more
Livestreams, Videos, and Podcasts Explore topics on Thomas Jefferson and his world, Monticello's enslaved community, the founding of America, recent research, and more.
The Art of Citizenship A hub of stories, quotes, videos, biographies, podcasts, and timelines on civics in America

Scholarships and Transportation

Student Scholarships Every student should have the chance to to feel the power of place at Monticello and learn about Thomas Jefferson, the ideas of freedom, and the realities of slavery that made the United States.
Getting Here Find directions and parking information.

Week-long summer program

Monticello Teacher Institute

We are proud to offer the Monticello Teacher Institute (MTI), an immersive professional development program that provides social studies teachers the opportunity to research and study at Monticello and the Jefferson Library in Charlottesville, Virginia.