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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
$16 Youth 12-18 Online Discount*May 27 to Sep. 4
$9 Children 5—11 Year round (under 5 are free)

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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
$16 Youth 12-18 Online Discount*May 27 to Sep. 4
$9 Children 5—11 Year round (under 5 are free)

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Information about the Local Discount

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*
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.

Selected Fridays and Saturdays in March, April, May, and September
$40 Per Person
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

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Jessica Bryars, Monticello's fruit gardener, will lead an in-depth tour and discussion of Jefferson's "precious refreshments" in the Monticello orchard.

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Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Archaeologists-in-training will dig in a mock outdoor excavation.

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$12 Adults
$9 Children 5-11
Free Under 5

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Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Join Monticello's Eleanor Gould for a fun, hands-on, family-friendly cooking class. Young cooks and their favorite grownups will begin by harvesting fruits and vegetables from the Monticello gardens.

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$12 Adults
$9 Children 5-11
Free Under 5

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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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