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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 - Feb
Adults  $29  $26
 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 $62 Mar–Oct
All Ages $49 Nov–Dec

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December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21-23, 26-30

Experience Monticello after dark and get an intimate look at how the holidays were celebrated in Jefferson’s time.

$62 Per Person All ages
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*
March 24 - April 8; June 9 - Sep. 3; select weekends in Oct.; Dec. 22-29

Designed for families with children ages 5 to 11.

Adults  $29  $26
 Online Discount*Mar - Oct
Adults  $23  $21
 Online Discount*December 22-29
Children 5—11 $10  Year round (under 5 are free)
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


Selected Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in July, August and September
$40 Per Person
Most Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from June 6 through August 31

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

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 (8-person maximum)

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

Tickets for Upcoming Events

Friday, November 23, 2018 - 10:00am

These ever-popular workshops produce a gratifying and tangible end-product: a beautiful holiday wreath.

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Friday, November 23, 2018 - 10:00am

These ever-popular workshops produce a gratifying and tangible end-product: a beautiful holiday wreath.

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Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

Celebrate the beginning of the holiday season at Monticello’s Annual Holiday Open House.

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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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