Make Memories at Monticello


Enjoy tours designed for the whole family, and enjoy convenient family-friendly eating, hiking, and playing! Plus new in 2020...


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Bring your family on a Family-Friendly Tour, a first floor tour of Monticello that focuses on the interests of young learners and their families.

Find food for everyone! Monticello Farm Table cafe offers a range of options that are fresh, local, and sustainably raised.

In the Griffin Discovery Room you can write with a polygraph, decode messages on a cipher, and even play 18th-century games.

For almost 100 years, Monticello has been maintained and kept open to the public by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation. As a private non-profit foundation we receive no ongoing federal, state, or local funding. Monticello is a United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.


Children under 12 visit free

New pricing also applies to our seasonal Family Friendly Day Pass.


Stretch your legs and let the kids run on our Saunders-Monticello Trail! Enjoy miles of boardwalks and trails perfect for hiking and biking.

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Kids under 12


Kids 12 - 18