Experience Monticello

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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.

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Jul 4

July 4 at Monticello

Watch the video 56th annual Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony at Monticello and read the remarks of featured speaker, Andrew Tisch.

Coming to America

New York Times

The New York Times reviews a new book on immigration, co-authored by Andrew Tisch, keynote speaker for this year's July 4 ceremonies at Monticello.

Jul 19

Let’s Go Paint & Sketch

Flower gardener Debbie Donley will provide the tools and inspiration for budding artists and their favorite grown-ups to discover their inner talents amid the Monticello flower gardens.

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