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All Tours

Daily, year-round

Feel the power of place at Monticello. Learn about Thomas Jefferson, the ideas of freedom, and the realities of slavery that made the United States.

Adults  $23  $21
 Online Discount*Nov - Dec
Adults  $25  $23
 Online Discount*Jan - Feb
Adults  $29.95  $26.95
 Online Discount*Mar - Oct
Children 5—11 $10  Year round (under 5 are free)
Offered two to six times a day throughout the year

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

All Ages $65 Mar–Oct
All Ages $49 Nov–Feb

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Daily, year-round

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

Per Person $31  $28
Online Discount*
2018: Dec. 22-29; 2019: Spring Break, early June - early September

Designed for families with children ages 5 to 11.

Adults  $23  $21
 Online Discount* December 2018
Adults  $29.95  $26.95
 Online Discount*Mar - Oct
Children 5—11 $10  Year round (under 5 are free)
Selected Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in July, August and September
$40 Per Person
Most Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from early June through August

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

$65 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.

$620 Up to 4 guests
$155 Each additional guest

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

Tickets for Upcoming Events

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Toddlers and their adult companions will love this adventure in our Griffin Discovery Room for story time, crafts, and special activities - the perfect introduction to the world of Thomas Jefferson!

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$10 per child
Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

My Monticello: An Exhibition of Student Art includes artwork from over 300 third-grade students from Charlottesville public schools who visited Monticello on a mission to explore Jefferson’s gardens.

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Monday, January 21, 2019 - 5:00pm

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox of Liberty closes at the African American Museum of Dallas on January 21, 2019, after a three-week extension.

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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.

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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