These guided outdoor walking tours focus on the experiences of the enslaved people who lived and labored on the Monticello plantation. Included in the price of admission.
Monticello is committed to sharing an honest, inclusive history. Whether you’re visiting in person or online, use these resources to learn more about Monticello and the men, women, and children who lived and labored on this plantation.
This 2.5 hour, guided, small-group, interactive tour explores Monticello through the perspectives of enslaved people who labored on the plantation. Similar tour previously titled the "Hemings Family Tour."
Our mobile guide, Slavery at Monticello: Life and Work on Mulberry Row, now works in your browsers, phone or desktop! Explore before, during and after your visit.
The Getting Word Oral History Project exhibit in Monticello's South Wing is open to visitors. Visit the accompanying website that shares the history of slavery at Monticello -- and the American struggle for equality and freedom -- through the stories of its survivors and their families.