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Daily, year-round

Spend a day on the beautiful grounds of Monticello and get an intimate look at Thomas Jefferson.

$25AdultsMar - Oct
$20AdultsNov - Feb
$9 Children 5—11 Year round (under 5 are free)

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Offered two to six times a day throughout the year

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

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, April through November

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

$27 Per person
Every Wednesday and Saturday, May 18 through October 19, 2016

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 11 through September 2

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

March 19 - April 3, early June - early September and weekends in October

Designed for families with children ages 5 to 11.

$25AdultsMar - Oct
$20AdultsNov - Feb
$9 Children 5—11 Year round (under 5 are free)

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March 19 - October 31

Find out how the Monticello plantation operated and about the lives of individual slaves.

Included with any Day Pass


Daily, March 19 – 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, September 29, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm

 Join us to learn about Jefferson’s private and public stables, now a major research and restoration site for Monticello. 

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$55 Per person

$25 of each ticket represents a tax-deductible gift to support Monticello.

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us to taste Monticello's Vin Gris de Pinot Noir with acclaimed vitner Gabriele Rausse - THIS FRIDAY from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm!

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Free; No admission required

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Monticello Curator of Plants, Peggy Cornett, will lead this two-hour trek through the forests of Monticello.

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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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