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Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7148
+1 434-984-9822
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Must-see, Must-do! Meander through Monticello!

An extremely enjoyable day at Monticello, learning about and touring the first floor of Thomas... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
well run historical site

we took the slave history tour as well as he house tour, Both were excellent. The tour guides each... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
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Monticello and its many historical rooms, gadgets, furniture, buildings, and artifacts tell us a lot about Thomas Jefferson, the president who built it and lived there.
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  • Average3%
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931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7148
+1 434-984-9822
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

An extremely enjoyable day at Monticello, learning about and touring the first floor of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello home, gardens, grounds, the outbuildings, the cemetery, and the Museum. This was their busy season so we were unable to get tickets for the 2nd and 3rd story...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

we took the slave history tour as well as he house tour, Both were excellent. The tour guides each took about 45 minutes. I highly recommend this visit for anyone with an interest in our history.

Thank Harris G
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice! A bit of walking involved. Didn't appear very conducive to wheel chairs. It is a must see, however! The view is spectacular! Really interesting if you like gardening as well.

Thank Tanya S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Monticello is a must see for anyone who is remotely interested in american history. There is plenty to see and the guides are very knowledgeable.

Thank George H
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the first of October for the first time in over 30 years. The grounds were beautiful and the home has some very unique features. The biggest change is the Visitor Center and all the parking for cars and RV's. This was a very...More

Thank Jim-Reta H
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Beautiful place and surroundings. Great history to see and hear during the tour. Tours were excellent with friendly guides. Would recommend to anyone who loves American history.

Thank Elaine A
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Is there anything Thoma Jefferson couldn't do? ... Designed and built his own place ... Read umpteen languages and had 6000 books ... On and on ... The tour of the house was fascinating ... The talk about the slaves of Monticello and lives that...More

Thank islander37
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Monticello is one of the unique and great historic home visits you can make anywhere in the US. Even if you are not big on history or visiting historic homes, Monticello is a unique, educational, and enjoyable experience. If you are driving through central Va,...More

Thank BearcatEd
Reviewed 17 October 2016

There is a reason a half a million people visit Monticello, annually. We signed up for and thoroughly enjoyed three tours: the Behind the Scenes Tour, the Garden Tour, and the Slavery at Monticello Tour. Each tour focused on facets of Thomas Jefferson's life and...More

1  Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Tours are often dependent on how good the guide/docent is. Sadie was our guide--young and full of energy--made the tour fun. You can't pick a tour guide but if you could, she would be a great choice. I think the movie is new and it...More

1  Thank yahootraveler64
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Response from Janet P | Reviewed this property |
No I don’t think they do discount
16 October 2017|
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Response from hawaiiansurf8 | Reviewed this property |
I think mid morning or early afternoon are times to visit that way one can wander the grounds, at one's leisure.There are behind the scenes tours which are much longer in smaller groups, at higher admission prices. I took... More
15 October 2017|
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Response from KMA6 | Reviewed this property |
You can do the other tours with your ticket purchase all day and still enjoy the 3:30 tour. hope your get Patricia.