We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All reviews slavery tour self directed interesting area southern plantation their lives slave life living history sally hemmings better understanding admission price step back in time great history thomas jefferson slaves information monticello estate
This is the part of Monticello that holds an important story that was covered up for so long. This is where the slaves did so much work to make Monticello what it is. Access to this is a part of the entry fee, so enjoy!...More
We have been going to Monticello for two decades and have enjoyed seeing Mulberry Row be exposed as the archeologists and historians did their work. Nicely done - not overly restored or fancied up. Gives a good perspective on the lives of enslaved peoples.
Mulberry row is part of the Monticello property and tour(s). It is the area of the property where the slaves houses were. There is a tour specific to slavery on Monticello which seemed to be included in the admission price, but there are plaques explaining...More
It was very interesting to see what type so plants that Thomas Jefferson would have planted. The reconstruction of some of the buildings was very interesting. The history of how the propery was obtained. And what life might have been like back in the day....More
The Mulberry Row is on the Monticello estate. This is the area in which slaves lived and worked. As you walk along you can certainly imagine a hive of activity, as you see the remainder of kilns and gardens which at one point would have...More
This was an amazing look back in time on how a Southern Plantation functioned. With 135 of the 175 people living and working on the Monticello plantation being slaves, it’s a lesson in history that shouldn’t be overlooked. Whether you take the self directed or...More
We took the guided tour of Mulberry Row on a very rainy day in June. The tour guide was very well informed and great enhanced our experience explaining many details about the lives of the slaves who lived on Jefferson's property. I highly recommend taking...More
You will get the full experience only if you take the guided tour. It is included in the Day Pass for Monticello anyway. I think this really is place everybody needs to go because you will learn so much about history. Our tour guide was...More
The truth shall set you free and this is exactly what Monticello is finally coming forth. Walking the grounds on Mulberry Row should be done in a reflective fashion, listening to the voices that were forcibly silenced and removed.