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Daily, year-round

Spend a day on the beautiful grounds of Monticello and get an intimate look at Thomas Jefferson.

Adults  $28  $25
Online Discount*Mar - Oct
Adults  $22  $20
Online Discount*Nov - Feb
$9 Children 5—11 Year round (under 5 are free)

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Offered two to six times a day throughout the year

Have you always wanted to go upstairs at Monticello? Now you can.

$48 All agesDec. 1–15 & Jan.–Feb.
$60 All agesAll other dates

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Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, February through November

See Monticello through the lens of the Hemings Family, the best documented enslaved family in the United States.

Per Person $30  $27
Online Discount*
April 3 - 23; June 10 - Sep. 4; select weekends in Oct.; Dec. 26-30

Designed for families with children ages 5 to 11.

Adults  $28  $25
Online Discount*Apr - Oct
Adults  $22  $20
Online Discount*Dec 26-30
$9 Children 5—11 Year round (under 5 are free)

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Every Saturday and Sunday, May 27 through October 29, 2017

A one-hour, in-depth exploration of Thomas Jefferson’s vegetable garden combined with a tasting.

$15 Per Guest

*Requires a regular Monticello Day Pass

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Offered Daily Year Round

Find out how the Monticello plantation operated and about the lives of individual slaves.

Included with any Day Pass


Daily, April – October

Explore Jefferson's lifelong interest in gardening, botany, and agriculture while enjoying the beauty and variety of Monticello's grounds.

Included with any Day Pass


Offered year round

Enjoy an intimate group setting and explore Jefferson’s mountaintop home during your own personalized tour.

$600 Up to 4 guests
$150 Each additional guest (8-person maximum)

Not available for online purchase. Call 434-984-9884.

Tickets for Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Skill at grafting is the true mark of gardening expertise, but it’s also easy to learn and fun to do. Gabriele Rausse will lead this two-hour workshop designed for the novice propagator.

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$24 Guests All ages

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

The Monticello Teacher Institute is an immersive, weeklong professional development opportunity for teachers of American History.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Pruning in the Monticello orchard continues with a hands-on demonstration and work-shop on proper pruning techniques for peaches.

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More for Planning Your Visit

Annual Pass
Visit Monticello, including the recently opened David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center and Smith Education Center, as often as you'd like with this annual pass.

Monticello Neighborhood Pass
A discount combination adult ticket to tour Monticello, Ash Lawn-Highland, and Michie Tavern's Tavern Museum.

School Fieldtrips
There are three great ways for schoolkids to see Monticello.

Note: Tickets are required to visit Monticello's grounds and the exhibitions and film in the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center.


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