Open Today – 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Family Friendly

Enjoy Monticello’s Gardens and Grounds at your own pace. Guests can tour the mountaintop and take advantage of the outdoor stations, the newly restored South Wing, Mulberry Row, the Vegetable and Flower Gardens, tour the All-Weather Passage, and get a picture of the iconic west view.

*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)

Beginning May 28, fully vaccinated guests are no longer required to wear facial coverings when outdoors at Monticello. All guests age 5 and up must continue to wear a face covering when indoors, and when on shuttle buses.


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.