Monticello

Historic Site Historic and Protected Site,
Charlottesville
Monticello

Definitely check out the garden in April. The flowers are beautiful during the spring.

Construction on Thomas Jefferson’s 43-room mansion began in 1770, shortly after he was first elected to public office. It did not end until 1809, the last year of his presidency. (From Aerial America)


Address

931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy
Charlottesville
United States 22902

Contact Us

   +1 434-984-9800
   http://monticello.org

Popular times

Wed
9:00 AM–4:00 PM
Tue
8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Mon
8:00 AM–4:00 PM
Sun
9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Sat
9:00 AM–6:00 PM
Fri
8:00 AM–5:00 PM
Thu
8:00 AM–3:00 PM

FAQ

Monticello beralamat di 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
Nomor telepon Monticello Charlottesville adalah +1 434-984-9800
Alamat website untuk Monticello adalah http://monticello.org.

Tips

Leslie Davidson
Leslie Davidson
Definitely check out the garden in April. The flowers are beautiful during the spring.
HISTORY
HISTORY
Monticello was founded in 1923 by the Jefferson Foundation. It has over 2,500 acres of Jefferson’s original land which includes many historical plant varieties that Jefferson himself had collected as
Joe Stirt
Joe Stirt
One of the few places in the world I've been that exceeds any possible expectations.
US National Archives
US National Archives
President Franklin Roosevelt described Thomas Jefferson as "a great gentleman" in a speech at the Monticello on the 4th of July. Read the entire address paying homage to Jefferson's greatness here!

Smithsonian Channel
Smithsonian Channel
Construction on Thomas Jefferson’s 43-room mansion began in 1770, shortly after he was first elected to public office. It did not end until 1809, the last year of his presidency. (From Aerial America)
K12 Inc
K12 Inc
Did you know? In addition to Monticello, Thomas Jefferson designed the University of Virginia, the Virginia State Capitol, and over a dozen homes; despite having no formal training as an architect.
Jim Remington
Jim Remington
Take the shuttle up before your appointed time to take some photos.
Eric Himelman
Eric Himelman
He had at least 17 "mixed" children. He was quite a (founding) father
Laura Jones
Laura Jones
IncredIbly expensive.
US National Archives
US National Archives
Why not celebrate July 4th right at one of the founding fathers' homes -- Jefferson's Monticello? While here, check out this diary entry from President Truman telling about his visit here in 1974!

Shawn Pelsinger
Shawn Pelsinger
Pick up some freedom in the gift shop.
Lynn S
Lynn S
Don't miss the two outdoor tours: the slavery tour of Mullberry row and the garden tour!

Andy Koenig
Andy Koenig
Pretty disappointing that visitors can't even see the grounds without a $24 ticket.
Mark Stevens
Mark Stevens
Starts every hour on the hour.
Lane
Lane
Ask the manager to tell you about the ghosts!
Greg Gordon
Greg Gordon
Go during the different seasons. It's worth the trip
Jennifer Medeiros
Jennifer Medeiros
Try the smoked salmon eggs Benedict. You get the best of both worlds!

Brandon Harris
Brandon Harris
One of my favorites places! Go on a tour, see the gardens, take a good look at the magnificent views, go visit the cemetery. Do whatever! There is a lot to see and do here! :)
WorldStrides
WorldStrides
Explore Jefferson’s home and grounds of Monticello to see the only house in America listed on the United Nations’ prestigious World Heritage list.
Rachel Mercer
Rachel Mercer
Be sure to check out the Gallery before you go up to the house, it gives you a greater appreciation of the architecture. They also leave a lot of these comments out in the tour.
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