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.
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.
Among his many accomplishments, Thomas Jefferson served as the third president of the United States, authored the Declaration of Independence and founded the University of Virginia. Monticello, which is located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a National Historic Landmark and, along with the University of Virginia, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
No other home in the United States more accurately reflects the personality of its owner than Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's architectural masterpiece and beloved mountaintop home. Monticello is the only home in America recognized by the United Nations as a World Heritage Site. Guided tours of the house are offered daily throughout the year; outdoor gardens and plantation tours are offered daily April-October.
- 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, 22902, VA
- (434) 984-9800
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Aug 26, 2019 · Monticello is on Route 53 (Thomas Jefferson Parkway) in Albemarle County, near Interstate 64 Exit 121, approximately 5 miles from downtown Charlottesville and the University of Virginia, 70 miles from Richmond, 110 miles from Williamsburg and 125 miles from Washington, D.C.
Self-guided, walk-through tours of first floor of Thomas Jefferson’s home. Meet Thomas Jefferson (most Tuesdays-Saturdays) Outdoor Stations: Slavery at Monticello (Daily) Gardens of Monticello (Daily) Mobile Scavenger Hunt for Families; Exhibits at the Visitor Center; Thomas Jefferson’s World Introductory Film; Access To. Free Parking; The Shops at Monticello and the Monticello Farm Table café
Explore the gardens and grounds, including Mulberry Row, the main street of the 5,000-acre Monticello plantation. Enjoy a ride up on one our shuttle buses or hike the walking trail from the Visitor Center to the House and/or back down to the Visitor Center.
We were fortunate to visit on a beautiful fall day. We made a decision to get the book on Monticello that came with the tour and it was well worth the price. The guides on both the inside and outside of the house were very knowledgeable and we learned a great deal about President Jefferson. Basically, there are 3 separate tours, the house, the ...
- 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, 22902-7148, Virginia
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