Monticello Tour

Thomas Jefferseon's Home - Monticello

Explore the extraordinary house of Thomas Jefferson with Sonshine Educational Tours. Thomas Jefferson was the principle author of our Declaration of Independence, our first Secretary of State, second Vice-President and third President. Thomas Jefferson designed and built and furnished for himself and his family. See the books, gadgets, art, furnishings and objects that reveal Jefferson’s unique mind.

Suggested Activities

Monticello features a new visitors center that includes the film “Thomas Jefferson’s World,” Museum and gift shop. You will also take a shuttle bus to the house for your guided tour of the house. Then explore the cellar, gardens, Thomas Jefferson’s grave and walk back down to the visitor’s center.

Montcello is usually combined with visits to Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown and can include Yorktown, Busch Gardens (seasonal), Luray Caverns and Washington DC.