Experience Monticello

What's Happening

Visiting Jefferson’s estate engages the senses, stimulates the mind and provides a fun and rewarding experience for all ages and interests.

BOOK SIGNING

May 6

Author David McCullough signs his newest release, "The American Spirit: Who We are and What We Stand For

Author and historian David McCullough signs his newest release, "The American Spirit: Who We are and What We Stand For" at The Shop at Monticello on Saturday, May 6 from 11:30am to 12:30pm.

Apr 29

Montalto Challenge

The demanding, all-uphill course offers thrilling views of Monticello, Charlottesville, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. All proceeds go the Thomas Jefferson Foundation to support the preservation and maintenance of the Trail at Monticello.

Quoting Thomas Jefferson

Real or imagined? Find a Jefferson Quote Here

Thomas Jefferson is one of the most frequently quoted (and misquoted) figures in American history. Search this extensive collection of quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson—all fully verified and cited by the editors of the Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series.

The Campaign for Monticello

We Hold These Truths

Help safeguard and share the mountaintop and the mind of Thomas Jefferson—for all people, for all time.

Monticello

Ranked one of the South's Best

"Thomas Jefferson’s astounding home and gardens reflect his skills as an architect and gardener, not to mention his boundless curiosity." - Southern Living Magazine