For Pricing When
All guests
$800 for up to 4 people and $150 for each additional guest
After Jan 1, 2024
After Jan 1, 2024

Now you can discover Monticello with the ultimate insider’s experience. Enjoy an intimate group setting and explore Jefferson’s mountaintop home during your own personal tour tailored exclusively to your interests. Your Monticello guide will greet you at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center and lead you on a three-hour private tour, which includes a tour of the house, the third floor Dome Room, Monticello’s beautiful gardens and grounds or the museum galleries.

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Your Monticello Private Guide tour includes:

  • An experienced Monticello guide who will tailor the tour to your interests
  • A private tour of Monticello for you and your guests
  • A visit to Jefferson’s rarely seen Dome Room
  • A guided tour of the gardens, grounds, or museum galleries

Scheduling a Private Guide Tour

Reservations must be made two weeks in advance and are subject to availability. Please contact our Reservations Office at or (434) 984-9884.

Please noteThis tour is not accessible and involves climbing steep stairs. Children must be able to climb and descend stairs unassisted by an adult. These tours are recommended for adults and children 7 and older.