In-person appearances at Monticello
Tuesday through Saturday at 11:00 am, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, & 4:00 pm

Guests can meet Thomas Jefferson (as portrayed by veteran historical actor-interpreter Bill Barker) in person, Tuesday through Saturday during regularly scheduled programming.

Widely recognized as the foremost interpreter of our nation's third President, Barker appears as Jefferson in regularly-scheduled programming, meeting with guests, answering questions, and bringing a deep and nuanced portrayal of the man who wrote "all men are created" and helped found the United States of America.

Location: Outdoor Station at the back of Monticello's West Lawn

Duration: approximately 30 minutes

To confirm appearances and schedule for a particular day, please call the Monticello Ticket Office at (434) 984-9800 or inquire when you arrive.


LIVE with Thomas Jefferson!

Join us every Tuesday at 1 p.m. (ET) for livestream with Thomas Jefferson. Watch on our Facebook Live and YouTube channels or at

Upcoming Livestreams