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Guide to Visiting

When visiting Monticello you can tour the mountaintop house that Jefferson designed and built for himself and his family, enjoy the beauty of its grounds and sweeping vistas, and explore the complexities of Jefferson's enduring global legacy. 

Start at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center

 

Tour Jefferson's House

 

See our Film and Exhibitions

 

Explore the Grounds and Gardens


Learn about slavery at Monticello
 
 

 


Stop by the Monticello Graveyard


Visit our Shops

 


Eat at the Café at Monticello


Bring your kids

 


Walk the Saunders-Monticello Trail


Check out the Charlottesville Area

 


Recommended Reading

 

Where to Stay

From bed and breakfasts to luxury hotels, Charlottesville, Albemarle and surrounding counties provide visitors with comfortable accommodations to suit every need. More »

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