Looking for an outing that combines fun, learning, and plenty of fresh air? Plan your visit to Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s mountaintop plantation outside of Charlottesville, Virginia.
See Monticello in a new light with the guided Highlights Tour, or explore the first floor of the house at your own pace with the Self-Guided Tour.
Meet Thomas Jefferson, interpreted by Bill Barker, on select days.
Take an outdoor guided tour to learn about Monticello’s enslaved community or gardens, included with admission.
Stop for lunch or snacks at Monticello Farm Table, an on-site café serving dishes with seasonal fruits and vegetables grown in Monticello’s gardens.
Enjoy miles of scenic hikes on the Saunders-Monticello Trail.
Mention the promo code VAHIST at checkout for a 20% discount in our on-site stores, The Shop at Monticello and Farm Shop.
Offer valid through December 31, 2023. Not valid with catalog, online orders or with any other offer. Discount excludes handcrafted one-of-a-kind items, gift certificates or sale items.
Fully vaccinated guests are not 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.
Only clear bags (not exceeding 12” x 6” x 12”) are permitted and all bags will be inspected. A one-gallon clear plastic storage bag is acceptable.
Clear bags are available for purchase at The Shop at Monticello.
Exceptions to these policies will be made for all medically necessary items after proper inspection.
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