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Address: 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7148
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Monticello and its many historical rooms, gadgets, furniture, buildings,...

Monticello and its many historical rooms, gadgets, furniture, buildings, and artifacts tell us a lot about Thomas Jefferson, the president who built it and lived there.

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Heaven for a history, archeology, botany buff

Thomas Jefferson's home, Monticello, has been on my "bucket list". My husband and I finally made it here a week ago. It was everything I had hoped and more. To actually experience... read more

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LAKE CITY, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was very interesting and educational for the whole family. It a little bit on the pricey side for families. But it is well worth the once in a once in a lifetime visit if you are in the area of Charlottesville, Virginia Tour guide gave a lot interesting facts about that time period. I am amazed at the buildings... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thomas Jefferson's home, Monticello, has been on my "bucket list". My husband and I finally made it here a week ago. It was everything I had hoped and more. To actually experience the home I have read so much about was very exciting. I had just read "First Daughter" about his daughter Patsy and the rooms really came to life... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stopped here for a daughters school trip. I was very disappointed at the historians lack of providing the truth about Jefferson and his family. The house itself didn't really have much to offer. Without putting too much into this review. Go see it for yourself if you like listening to lies.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Monticello has been well preserved and opened to the public to remind us of that time in our history when democracy and freedom first began. The conflict between freedom and slavery and between aristocracy and democracy are especially poignant here. The house itself is beautiful and well worth seeing on architectural merit alone. It is a beautiful place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You will shocked to learn how creative and scientific Thomas Jefferson was. Amazing little nuggets of creative thinking show throughout the whole house. Wish we could have spent more time exploring. You could easily be there for most of the day. The volunteers are great at their job and are very open to answering questions. They are very knowledgeable and... More 

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Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Finally got a chance to see Monticello, I've have always wanted to visit. The tour was was educational, and fun. Our guide Charles gave us thought provoking info. I was amazed that the dome room was not really utilized, after climbing those tight, narrow stairs...I know why now. If you love history or Jefferson, this is a must visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A visit to Monticello, the foremost plantation of Thomas Jefferson, pairs well with a visit to the university he founded, the University of Virginia, and he is buried here. He designed Monticello when he was only 26.

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Newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was in town for a teacher colloquial on Jefferson and our time included a trip to Monticello. People working here were very helpful and friendly. Took the shuttle up to the home where we were greeted and placed in a queue to wait our timed tour to go inside. Met with our guide who, although young, was very knowledgeable... More 

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Sherrills Ford, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the best historical sites I've been to for many reasons. It's well- organized, reasonably priced, and beautiful! For 25$ you can see a great introductory video on TJ, then you take a bus up to top of the hill and tour the homesite, walk the gardens, tour where the slave families worked and lived, and finally... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's awe inspiring. You've looked at nickels all your life and suddenly you see the building that's on the back of it. You arrive at the visitor center and can buy tickets there (buy on the internet ahead of time and save money). You then ride a shuttle bus to the top of the mountain and Monticello. You will tour... More 

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