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Family Friendly Tours
These special guided tours of Thomas Jefferson's house are designed for children ages 6 to 11. The 30-minute tours feature hands-on opportunities in every room and provide a glimpse of what life was like for the children who lived at Monticello in the late 1700s and early 1800s.

Thomas Jefferson At A Glance
A one-page infographic with all the highlights of Jefferson's life.

Home Educators' Day!
Calling all young scholars! Join us for our annual Home Educators' Day every year in September.

A Fun-filled Day Out with the Kids
When was the last time you touched a mastodon jawbone (well, a model of one, at least)?  Check our suggestions for spending the day at Monticello with your family.

Monticello Summer Adventures Camp
Explore life in Thomas Jefferson’s day as you experience historical activities like cooking, gardening, games, and children’s education. You’ll hike the grounds, visit the house, see an archeological site, and travel to Montalto, Monticello’s neighboring mountain.


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September 25, 2019


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