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Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7148
+1 434-984-9822
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This is a beautiful tourist stop. It is rich in history, beautiful architecture and a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
San Jose, California
Interesting attraction but a bit overpriced

Visited on a really beautiful Autumn day. Worth the visit but at 25 bucks, it is slightly... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Brendan H
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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.
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  • Average3%
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931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7148
+1 434-984-9822
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is a beautiful tourist stop. It is rich in history, beautiful architecture and a wonderful place to visit. It speaks for itself. Don't miss this one you won't be sorry.

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Visited on a really beautiful Autumn day. Worth the visit but at 25 bucks, it is slightly overpriced compared to other attractions in Virginia. House tour suffered from having too many kids and presentation too focussed on their school history lesson. Garden not particularly impressive...More

Thank Brendan H
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I've always been fascinated with presidential homes and libraries, and Monticello is near the top of the list. Monticello is in an absolutely magnificent location and the house has been wonderfully preserved for future generations. I did the basic $25 house tour, but there are...More

Reviewed 12 October 2016

This was my second visit here but first with the kids who ranged from 4-10. They were all really excited to see the house before we even got here and they weren't let down. When we bought our tickets we asked for the family tour...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The home of Thomas Jefferson is a delight to visit. A high proportion of the contents is original and the rooms have been retained in exactly their original style. We had booked a 9.45am time of entry and when we arrived a little early, were...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Wonderful! Walking in the footsteps of Thomas Jefferson is awe inspiring. Beautiful park. Get there early and spend the day. Unfortunately, we could not do this. I would go back and tour the entire park. The house tour was very informative, the group was small...More

Thank Julie505_13
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great place to visit, but recommend leaving at least 3 hours or so to really get the whole benefit of the place. I loved it, but we were rushing through. It's pricey, $25/pp but of course it supports a non-profit organization that maintains history so...More

Thank Rolinsky
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Beautifully restored and well run, Monticello is a must see historic site for anyone interested in American history. The tour was thorough and the tour guides allowed questions, which was great because there are so many unique items in the house. The enslaved peoples tour...More

Thank Maggie S
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I'd been wanting to visit Monticello for a few years so on this trip to D.C. I decided to rent a car and go. First of all, the drive there is about 2.5 hours from D.C., is scenic, and has several historical markers along the...More

Thank AllThingsNu
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Due to the high volume of traffic, ensure you reserve your day and time slot online. Kinda hectic to get to the house (via shuttle), but once there, you are ushered around quite well. Tour guide was on a strict timeline (groups in front and...More

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Response from Janet P | Reviewed this property |
No I don’t think they do discount
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
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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.

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