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

Now through February 28

Save 20% Off All Behind-the-Scenes Tours!

Have you always wanted to go upstairs at Monticello? This exclusive pass takes you behind the scenes, through the first floor of Monticello and up the narrow staircase to explore the private quarters on the second and third floors, including the iconic Dome Room.

Architecture to Educate a Nation

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A new exhibition at the University of Virginia explores how "Jefferson believed the American spirit should be communicated through buildings based on proven classical principles embedded in a sublime landscape."

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