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Area residents can enjoy Monticello's Highlights Tour or Gardens and Grounds Pass all year round with The Local Discount.

Year-round for these ticket types, locals get a two-for-one price or $10 off a single ticket when visiting alone.

Who is Eligible for The Local Discount?

Residents of the City of Charlottesville and the following counties: Albemarle, Greene, Orange, Louisa, Fluvanna, Buckingham, Nelson, Augusta, Rockingham and Madison.
Proof of residency, such as a driver’s license, government issued ID, or current student ID, is required at time of ticket purchase. 

How To Get Your Tickets

Reserve Online and Receive a Refund When You Arrive

  • Buy your ticket(s) online for any Highlights Tour or Gardens and Grounds Pass.
  • Be sure to buy tickets for every person in your group, including all children.
  • When you arrive at Monticello, go to the Ticket Office with your reservation confirmation and a valid form of photo ID to receive your refund. You must have the card used online to purchase the original ticket(s) to receive a refund.

Get Tickets in Person

  • Come to the Monticello Ticket Office and present a valid form of photo ID to receive The Local Discount on your ticket purchase(s).

This discount is for the Highlights Tour or Gardens and Grounds Pass only and does not apply to specialty tours, events, or programs.


Buy an Annual Pass

Monticello's Annual Pass is your ticket to explore Jefferson’s mountaintop year-round, and pays for itself with only two visits!

Local residents who visit frequently can purchase an Annual Pass, which includes unlimited admission for the Highlights Tour, or Gardens and Grounds Pass and other special offers and discounts.