Monticello—home of Thomas Jefferson, 3rd US President (POTUS3), 2nd Vice President, Secretary of State, Minister to France, Virginia governor. Author, Declaration of Independence, VA Statute for Religious Freedom. Founder, University of Virginia. World Heritage Site, Charlottesville, VA. Daily tours.
Incorporated in 1923, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation owns and operates Monticello, the Charlottesville, Va., home of former U.S. President Thomas Jefferson. The foundation has grown to include a museum, a center for Jefferson studies and research, a center for historic plants and a visitors center that houses a permanent exhibition, theater ...
- (434) 984-9800
- 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, 22902, VA
Monticello is the autobiographical masterpiece of Thomas Jefferson—designed and redesigned and built and rebuilt for more than forty years—and its gardens were a botanic showpiece, a source of food, and an experimental laboratory of ornamental and useful plants from around the world.
Aug 26, 2019 · N o other home in the United States more accurately reflects the personality of its owner than Monticello. Monticello is the autobiographical masterpiece of Thomas Jefferson—designed and redesigned and built and rebuilt for more than forty years—and its gardens were a botanic showpiece, a source of food, and an experimental laboratory of ornamental and useful plants from around the world.
MAPPING ADDRESS: 931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway Charlottesville, VA 22902 GENERAL INFORMATION: (434) 984-9800
Enjoy the ultimate Monticello insider’s experience and explore Jefferson’s mountaintop home on a tour tailored exclusively to your interests. Offered year round with at least two-weeks notice. Buy Tickets
Monticello (/ ˌ m ɒ n t ɪ ˈ tʃ ɛ l oʊ,-ˈ s ɛ l oʊ / MON-tih-CHEL-oh, - SEL-oh) was the primary plantation of Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, who began designing Monticello after inheriting land from his father at age 26.
The Monticello Graveyard is owned by the Monticello Association, a group of lineal descendants of Thomas Jefferson and his wife, Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson.Burials in the Monticello Graveyard are usually limited to direct descendants of Thomas and Martha Jefferson and their spouses, although there are a few exceptions.1