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.

Special Event!

Mar 21

Public Forum: The Legacy of Slavery in Public Policies and Spaces

Join us for a free, public forum held in partnership with UVA, UNESCO, US/ICOMOS and the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.

2018 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalists Announced!

On April 13, the University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello will present their highest honors, the 2018 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals in Architecture, Citizen Leadership and Law.

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.


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