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Monticello

No other home in the United States more accurately reflects the personality of its owner than Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's architectural masterpiece and beloved mountaintop home. Monticello is the only home in America recognized by the United Nations as a World Heritage Site. Guided tours of the house are offered daily throughout the year; outdoor gardens and plantation tours are offered daily April-October.

Amenities
101-300 Capacity Conference Rooms
20 and Below Capacity Conference Rooms
21-40 Capacity Conference Rooms
301+ Capacity Conference Rooms
ADA Compliant
Box Lunches
Breakfast
Brunch
Bus Parking
Child Friendly
Handicapped Accessible
Lunch
Reservations Suggested
Restaurant
Senior Discount
Smoke Free Environment
General
Addl Info Meeting Planners House and Grounds Tour Tickets; Adults - $22 (Mar-Oct), $17 (Nov-Feb), Child 6-11 $8 (year round) Behind the Scenes Tours; $37 (June-Dec) Family Friendly Tours; (same as house) offered weekends in Oct., Dec 26-Jan 1 daily, April 16-May 1 and June 4-Sep 5. Holiday Evening Tours; $45 (Dec. 10-15, 17-22, 26-30) Architecture Tours; $27 (Jan 2-Feb 28) Signature Tours; $45 (most Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays; May5-Sept 10) includes Dome room with fewer people Independence Pass; $50 (annual pass) Groups of 25 or more $15
Addl Info Tour Planners House and Grounds Tour Tickets; Adults - $22 (Mar-Oct), $17 (Nov-Feb), Child 6-11 $8 (year round) Behind the Scenes Tours; $37 (June-Dec) Family Friendly Tours; (same as house) offered weekends in Oct., Dec 26-Jan 1 daily, April 16-May 1 and June 4-Sep 5. Holiday Evening Tours; $45 (Dec. 10-15, 17-22, 26-30) Architecture Tours; $27 (Jan 2-Feb 28) Signature Tours; $45 (most Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays; May5-Sept 10) includes Dome room with fewer people Independence Pass; $50 (annual pass) Groups of 25 or more $15
Admission - Adults $22.00
Admission - Children $8.00
Heritage Site
Virginia Green Certified
Virginia Green Certified
Here's What's Happening at this Location

A Conversation in the Garden with Thomas Woltz

  • April 28, 2014
  • Times: 6:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m.
  • Phone: 434-984-9800

Join us for an elegant garden party with celebrated landscape architect and author Thomas Woltz on the West Lawn of Monticello. Draw­ing on his work from Monticello, Woltz will speak about how mod­ern design meth­ods can improve ecology and reveal cultural and historic land­scapes. Woltz was educated at the University of Virginia in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, fine art, and ar­chitectural history. He was re­cently profiled in Elle Decor and Garden ... Visit Website


Montalto 5K

  • May 03, 2014
  • Times: 7:30am

The demanding, all-uphill course offers thrilling views of Monticello, Charlottesville, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. All proceeds go the Thomas Jefferson Foundation to support the preservation and maintenance of the Saunders-Monticello Trail.


Wine Festival at Monticello

  • May 10, 2014
  • Times: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Phone: 434-984-9800

Thomas Jefferson wrote, in 1818, that “in nothing have the habits of the palate more decisive influence than in our relish of wines.” Come celebrate Jefferson’s passion for wine during the Wine Festival at Monticello! Join us on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 6pm - 9pm, for an unforgettable evening on the West Lawn of Monticello. Enjoy the splendor of spring while tasting Virginia’s best vintages at the only house in America designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Walk the ... Visit Website


Walk the Other Lawn--UVA Graduation

  • May 16, 2014
  • Times: 06:00 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.
  • Phone: 434-984-9800

Join us on May 16, from 6 - 8:30 p.m. for a dinner on Monticello’s West Lawn for a UVA graduation tradition. The fourth-year class of 2014, family and friends are invited to attend Walk the Other Lawn—a celebratory graduation dinner held on Monticello’s West Lawn, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Experience a rare opportunity to view Monticello after hours Dine on Mr. Jefferson’s West Lawn (see menu) Meet Mr. Jefferson Enjoy live music Stroll the gardens at the peak of the ... Visit Website


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  • Recycling
  • Eliminating/minimizing Styrofoam Disposables
  • Water and Energy Conservation
  • Optional Linen Service

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