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Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7148
+1 434-984-9822
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Genius!

Stopped here on our way home from the OBX,NC. What an amazing place. Worth the $28 per person... read more

Reviewed yesterday
bobsprincess64
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Hackettstown, New Jersey
The Perfect Home for the Innovative Jefferson

A place were Jeffersons ideas came alive, not only in architecture and land but in the penning of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
histgeek17
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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7148
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Reviewed yesterday

Stopped here on our way home from the OBX,NC. What an amazing place. Worth the $28 per person fee. Great tour and tour guide! The place is beautiful and quite amazing! A definite must see!!

Thank bobsprincess64
Reviewed yesterday

A place were Jeffersons ideas came alive, not only in architecture and land but in the penning of thedocuments and books he wrote that has bettered our country. Little quirks here and there but they all encompass the man who brought them to life. Stop...More

Thank histgeek17
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Read Mechams's book and then come to Monticello! A frustrating genius and a father of our country but it is clear from his stairs and other details that he never carried a bucket, candle or child up the stairs. Love his genius but really wonder...More

Thank Joyce R
Reviewed yesterday

We did three tours - the house, the garden and the slave quarters - which provided a great look into a part of Thomas Jefferson's life. The tour guides did an excellent job of bringing this history to life. The setting and the views are...More

Thank cincipapa24
Reviewed yesterday

Home of Thomas Jefferson author of the Declaration of Independence and inventor. American and Virginian history.tour of the house very informative. Beautiful Spring blossoms throughout the grounds. You can purchase seeds or plants that originated from plants that were planted in Jefferson's time.

Thank Hope R
Reviewed 2 days ago

the kids were studying Jefferson so we took them to see firsthand where and how they lived. They learned alot and so did we. You have to take the shuttle but it was very convenient. Our guide was entertaining and very knowledgeable and the tour...More

Thank Dana H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must visit in Charlottesville. Beautiful grounds, rich history. Very impressive. So very glad we took the time to go. You can spend an hour or several hours as you wish. A very important piece of history.

Thank Jomart1956
Reviewed 2 days ago

So extremely educational. A Real Virginian place to visit...even if you live local. Also, has Michie Tavern, Carter's Mountain Orchard with great Apple and Peach Doughnuts and Ciders.

Thank ckdwyer
Reviewed 2 days ago

Chris and I were on a road trip from Ohio back home to NY and our first stop stop after leaving from Cincinnati we stopped in Charlottesville, VA. Our goal was to spend the next day at Monticello and after arriving at our hotel I...More

Thank KorteTravel
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Such an important place in the history of our country. I had visited many years ago and made another trip recently. Amazing beauty and I thought all of the tours (house, garden and slave) were so well done. And especially loved the freedom to walk...More

Thank agr3446
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apatriot73
How can i Get from D.C. to Monticello and back in the same day? Taxi and driving is out of the question. Thank you to all that reply sincerely.
14 May 2017|
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Response from ChanCouple | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps a bus trip? Gray lines have them.
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JulieX777
How long is needed to really get the full experience?
18 April 2017|
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Response from Liz T | Reviewed this property |
Minimum 2 hrs to tour the mansion and the grounds. You can spend an additional hour at the visitor's center. If you like hiking, you can add more time to walk their trails too.
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MelodieE
Do they decorate for the Christmas season?
14 April 2017|
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Response from Almira R | Reviewed this property |
I don't know
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