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Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7148
+1 434-984-9822
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Jefferson's horticulture legacy

Don, our Garden Tour guide, made Jefferson's interest and expertise in plants come alive. Calling... read more

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Cindy A
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Step back in time

Very nice day visiting this beautiful property. Employees are very helpful and well educated on... read more

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Monticello and its many historical rooms, gadgets, furniture, buildings, and artifacts tell us a lot about Thomas Jefferson, the president who built it and lived there.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7148
+1 434-984-9822
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don, our Garden Tour guide, made Jefferson's interest and expertise in plants come alive. Calling himself a "farmer" describes TJ's true love throughout his life. Don's quotes and references to the actual plants still blooming on a beautiful Fall day made the visit special.

Thank Cindy A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice day visiting this beautiful property. Employees are very helpful and well educated on this historic place. House tour was interesting and I enjoyed seeing the beautiful original flooring and many of Thomas Jefferson’s treasures. Beautiful flower and vegetable gardens. Cafe with a decent...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Because we were in the area on business, we stopped here to see one of my husbands favorite places he visited as a child. The house and grounds were beautiful.

Thank EaMcJohn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I'm embarrassed that I'm 58 years old and have never visited Monticello until this point-please bring your kids here! Such important history and what a beautiful place. Take the house tour and the slavery tour-we toured the gardens on our own Don't miss it

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 3 days ago

A beautiful setting for a wonderfully historic residence. The docent really makes Thomas Jefferson "come alive." The tour is very well organized. Well worth the money and time for a visit.

Thank aspenbc
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Monticello for my husbands birthday! It is beautiful in the fall with mountain views on all sides. We did the house tour and slavery tour as well as explored the grounds. We spent most of the afternoon there, and could have spent more...More

Thank Laura O
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation, which owns Monticello, should be ashamed of themselves for charging $28/person to see Jefferson's home. It's actually IMPORTANT for Americans to visit, to understand the genius of Jefferson. I have a feeling that if the yahoos who protest and want Jefferson's...More

Thank Dave's_reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a magnificent afternoon at Monticello. Did the house tour and walked the grounds. Spent a couple of hours just enjoying the west lawn area. Traveled about 6 hours that morning and the two teens and three year old loved having the running ground...More

Thank BillynJulie
Reviewed 4 days ago

I completed the "Behind the Scenes Tour" on October12, 2017. It was incredible. The folks that work here are all very knowledgeable about the property and its famous inhabitants. Additionally, every employee/volunteer with whom I had contact was welcoming and polite. This historic site is...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed our visit to Monticello's, it was our first time. We spent about three hours there, and it was not nearly enough time to see everything. We want to g back to do the grounds and gardens tour and the Slave quarters tour. Tour...More

Thank beamer98
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16 October 2017|
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Response from hawaiiansurf8 | Reviewed this property |
I think mid morning or early afternoon are times to visit that way one can wander the grounds, at one's leisure.There are behind the scenes tours which are much longer in smaller groups, at higher admission prices. I took... More
15 October 2017|
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Response from KMA6 | Reviewed this property |
You can do the other tours with your ticket purchase all day and still enjoy the 3:30 tour. hope your get Patricia.
7 October 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
yes it can be so. when we did the tour we has a woman in a wheelchair in our group

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