Families and students!

Explore our virtual tours and other activities to learn about Thomas Jefferson and Monticello from your home. After all, Jefferson said, ‘Knowledge is power . . . knowledge is safety . . . knowledge is happiness.’

Monticello Livestreams

Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday for our weekly livestreams. We feature a special topic each week with regular appearances by Thomas Jefferson (as portrayed by veteran interpreter Bill Barker).

Virtual Tours of Monticello

Can’t make it to Monticello in person? No problem! Join a Monticello guide for a live virtual tour or explore on your own, and discover inspiring stories of our nation’s founding and of the people, both free and enslaved, who lived on this working plantation.

Build Your Own House

Jefferson designed his two houses for himself. Now you can be an architect too!

Gifts for Kids

From books to toys to games, we have a wide array of educational and entertaining for kids in our online shop.