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Today’s Hours

Gates are open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. First tour, 10:15 a.m.; last tour, 4:10 p.m.

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Upcoming Mar 6

Calling all young scholars: Home Educators' Day!

Calling all young scholars! Join us for the third annual Home Educators' Day 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Upcoming Mar 9

Starting a Vineyard

Virginia’s “God of Wine” Gabriele Rausse will lead this two-hour workshop in the Monticello vineyards. 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Upcoming Mar 16

Apple Grafting Workshop

Skill at grafting is the true mark of gardening expertise, but it’s also easy to learn and fun to do. Tom... 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Monticello Day Pass

Spend the day at Monticello and get an intimate look at Thomas Jefferson.

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New Monticello YouTube Channel

Videos on Monticello's 25th anniversary as World Heritage Site and a visit by Chef Alice Waters highlight the launch of our new YouTube Channel.

The Presidents Passport Sweepstakes

Enter to Win today! Become a Presidents Passport member and enter to win the President's Day Sweepstakes giveaway! Spend three days and two nights exploring presidential history and the breathtaking Charlottesville, Albemarle and Orange County countryside!


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Winter Comforts: The French Fauteuil at Monticello and Gale Hill

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Jefferson Today

Jefferson is almost always in the news. See what people are saying about him and what they're saying he said.

Monticello Classroom

Find resources on Thomas Jefferson's life at Monticello for classroom or home use.

Monticello Explorer

A virtual tour of the house with 3-D models, animations, and details on people, spaces, and places.

Exploring Monticello: A Guide for Young Learners

Tour Monticello with TJ's granddaughter Cornelia.

Thomas Jefferson Portal

Your gateway to information on Thomas Jefferson and his life, times, and legacy.