The Monticello Neighborhood Pass is a discount combination adult ticket to tour Monticello, Highland, home of Jefferson’s friend and neighbor, James Monroe, fifth President of the United States, and the Michie Tavern ca. 1784 Tour.
At Monticello, the Monticello Neighborhood Pass entitles you to a Day Pass. The included guided House Tour covers the rooms on Monticello's first floor and lasts about 30 minutes. The Pass also includes access to the grounds on the day of your House Tour and two optional outdoor guided tours: Slavery at Monticello and Gardens and Grounds, which are offered daily April-October.
At Highland, the Monticello Neighborhood Pass includes a guided House Tour of James Monroe’s “cabin castle” lasting about 35 minutes, and offers a self-guided visit to the grounds, dependency spaces, and restored outbuildings. James Monroe purchased land adjacent to Monticello at Jefferson’s urging, and made his home there from 1799-1823, a period including most of his two-term presidency. Highland is open year-round, closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. www.highland.org. 434-293-8000.
At Michie Tavern ca. 1784, the Monticello Neighborhood Pass offers a self-guided tour of the oldest section of this Virginia Landmark. Interpretations on drinking, lodging and entertainment explore the many facets of 18th century life. Family-friendly, educational and fun, enjoy at your own pace. Continuous, self-guided tours are 9 to 5 p.m. daily. Last tour: 4:20 p.m. Michie Tavern is open year-round, closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. www.michietavern.com. 434-977-1234.
You may purchase the Monticello Neighborhood Pass on the day of your visit at several Charlottesville locations. However, we strongly recommend that all visitors purchase tickets to Monticello in advance. You may reserve a time to see the House when you purchase your pass from Monticello online.We ask that you plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time.