In order to ensure the best experience to our visitors, Monticello allows only its employees to provide tours and interpretation of Monticello on Monticello property. Groups are welcome and our Reservations Department is happy to coordinate your visit.
Group Tours of the Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants
Monticello’s Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants welcomes groups to tour our unique preservation display gardens and nursery at Jefferson’s Tufton Farm. Highlights of the tour include the Léonie Bell Rose Garden, perennial borders, shade garden, native border, rain garden, and production greenhouse. Following the tour, we also offer the group a special chance to shop a wide selection of heritage and native plants directly from our nursery. Please indicate your interest in a plant sale when making your reservation.
Groups of 10 or more: $15 per person
To schedule a group visit, please contact our Reservations Manager using one of the following methods.
Enjoy a day at Monticello designed specifically for homeschoolers. Activities include hoop rolling and game playing on the West Lawn, a chocolate tasting, costumed interpreters demonstrating basket weaving, and open-hearth cooking as well as storytelling and sing-alongs.