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Save on select tours when purchasing online

To save, buy tickets online until midnight the night before your visit. There are no additional fees.

All Tours

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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Selected Fridays and Saturdays in March, April, May, and September
$40 Per Person
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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Most Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from May 24 through September 1

Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of Monticello and delight in the vistas of Jefferson’s little mountain at the end of the day.

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, April 29, 2017 - 7:30am to 10:00am

A demanding, all-uphill 5K race from the base of the Saunders-Monticello Trail to the top of Montalto.

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$35* Race only
$55 Race & Trail Support

$45 after April 20

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Celebrate Jefferson's botanical legacy with a visit to Monticello’s nursery. Explore an inspiring display of historic plants in our preservation gardens, then find your favorites and more for sale in our nursery.

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Free All ages
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat May 27 2017 .
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

The Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants is open every Saturday this spring! Explore inspiring display gardens of historic and native plants in their full spring glory, then find your favorites and more for sale in the nursery. ...More >>

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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