Archaeology Open House

931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902

  • Presented By: Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
  • Dates: October 5, 2019
  • Location: Monticello
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM


Help celebrate Virginia Archaeology Month! Monticello’s Archaeology Department hosts its annual open house, featuring displays, exhibits on recent discoveries in the field and the lab, walking tours of the vanished Monticello Plantation landscape, lightening-talks about current research, and an interactive dig for children. Archaeology staff members will be on hand to answer questions. Displays and exhibits are found in the Woodland Pavilion and the Visitors Center. Lightning talks will happen at 10:30am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm. Walking Tours leave the Woodland Pavilion at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm

More information on the Interactive Archaeology Dig for Kids: