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.

The Tulips are In Bloom!

Join Us for Historic Garden Week in Virginia April 21-28

A Garden Week Conversation with Peggy Cornett, Insider's Garden Tours, A Center for Historic Plants Open House, Daily Events at The Shop at Monticello - and more!

NEH Awards Monticello Two New Grants

Two major grants, totaling nearly $1 million, will make possible greater accessibility to new archaeological research and a landmark exhibition on the legacy of slavery.

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