There are many ways to experience Monticello

From guided tours to independent experiences, find what works best for your schedule and interests.

Check out our sample itineraries to help plan your trip. VIEW ITINERARIES ➔

Tickets and Tours Find what works for your schedule and interests.
Included with Every Admission Guided outdoor tours, family activity centers, and exhibit galleries are all included with your ticket.

Hours Monticello is open to the public throughout the year.
Directions GPS address, written directions, and parking information

Field Trips and Group Ticketing »

Check out our special rates for adult group tours and school fieldtrips.

Know Before You Go

Map of Monticello

Find walking trails, shuttle bus routes, guest services, and more.

Enhance Your Visit

Download the Bloomberg Connects App or pick up an Audio Guide to use during your visit.

The Charlottesville Area

Whether you love food, history, the arts, or the great outdoors, Charlottesville is also a great place to visit.

During Your Visit

David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center Begin your visit by exploring exhibit galleries or the hands-on activities in the Griffin Discovery Room.
Sites of Reflection The Burial Ground for Enslaved People and the Contemplative Site are places to remember the lives and legacies of Monticello's enslaved laborers.
Dining and Shopping The Farm Shop and Monticello Café are perfect spots to grab a snack, lunch, coffee, or cold drink, while our shops have gifts for home, garden, and more.
Jefferson Vineyards Owned by Monticello, Jefferson Vineyards offers award-winning wines and stunning mountain views.

Policies and Procedures »
Monticello is committed to creating a welcoming environment for all guests. Learn more about service animals, onsite photography, and prohibited items.

Safety and Security
Monticello wants every guest's visit to be enjoyable and safe. Upon arrival, all guests must pass through a security screening and bag check.

After Your Visit

Make plans to visit again with an annual pass or sign-up to receive emails about what's new at Monticello.