I love Monticello. It is a great tour for families. Especially for those with kids learning early American History. The building itself is beautiful. The tour guides are knowledgeable. The grounds are incredible. I really love buying plants from their nursery.
This was a very interesting place to visit, but I was stunned to hear the guide refer to Jefferson's "servants." When I questioned her, she said the people were indeed slaves, but she and other guides called them servants because that's what Jefferson called them. What?!? Words…
We visited Monticello years ago and loved it. At that time the museum was enormous and full of displays and information. It was one of the best teaching museums I have ever seen. When we returned with our children and my inlaws this year we did not realize that they have…
Monticello is beautiful. Excellent tour of the house. It amazed me at how this place is so well preserved. Another must see.
A must-see for those interested in American history--the good, the bad, and the ugly. So much history with each step through the house and across the grounds. The tour guide was well-informed and kept a good tour pace. Do stop by the Monticello Museum Shop where you can pick…