Open Today – 8:30 am - 5:00pm

Family Friendly

Enjoy Monticello’s Gardens and Grounds at your own pace. Guests can tour the mountaintop and newly restored South Wing, Mulberry Row, and exhibit spaces under the house. They can also take advantage of the seasonal Garden Tour, daily Slavery at Monticello Tour, and get a picture of the iconic west view.

Note: While this pass provides access to the All-Weather Passage and Main House Cellars, it does not provide admittance to the first, second, or third floor of Thomas Jefferson’s home.

For Pricing When
Children 12 - 18
Under 12
Free (ticket required)

Information on the Local Discount »

Guests are strongly encouraged but no longer required to wear facial coverings at Monticello.

Extend Your Visit

What's included in the Gardens and Grounds Pass:

Programs and Exhibitions

Access To

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Visit

  • Bring a well-charged smart phone with QR Code Reader to access additional content and activities as you explore the house and grounds.
  • Consider purchasing Monticello’s Official Guidebook online or at the shop to serve as your companion during your visit.
  • Check out our Visiting FAQs to learn more about efforts to make your visit safe and enjoyable.


Thomas Jefferson

Life, Liberty, and The Pursuit of Happiness

Get to know Thomas Jefferson—author of the Declaration of Independence and the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, third president of the United States, and founder of the University of Virginia.