Monticello

Explore Monticello, home of noted statesman, Declaration of Independence author and president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. Exhibitions such as “Crossroads” explore the history of slavery at Monticello with life-sized figures, interactive models, and recovered artifacts.

contact info

Hrs: Daily 8:30AM-6PM.

School

Tours of varying lengths are available that explore the house and grounds and delve into specific topics, such as Jefferson’s contributions to society and architecture, as well as his children and daily life at Monticello. Visit Monticello’s historic gardens, cellars, workrooms, and storage areas attached to and below the house. Hands-on activities allow groups to write on a polygraph machine, learn to weave, try on replicas of 18th-century clothes, and more.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Government, Law, Presidents, Architecture, Gardening, Textiles, Technology, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 434-984-9880
Email: education@monticello.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 10 min., 25 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 3-4 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Available for purchase, Food. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

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Monticello

Explore Monticello, home of noted statesman, Declaration of Independence author and president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. Exhibitions such as “Crossroads” explore the history of slavery at Monticello with life-sized figures, interactive models, and recovered artifacts.

contact info

Hrs: Daily 8:30AM-6PM.

Scouts

Tours of varying lengths are available that explore the house and grounds and delve into specific topics, such as Jefferson’s contributions to society and architecture, as well as his children and daily life at Monticello. Visit Monticello’s historic gardens, cellars, workrooms, and storage areas attached to and below the house. Hands-on activities allow groups to write on a polygraph machine, learn to weave, try on replicas of 18th-century clothes, and more.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies, Citizenship.

topics covered:
American History, Government, Law, Presidents, Architecture, Gardening, Textiles, Technology, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 434-984-9880
Email: education@monticello.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 10 min., 25 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 3-4 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Available for purchase, Food. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

Monticello

Explore Monticello, home of noted statesman, Declaration of Independence author and president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. Exhibitions such as “Crossroads” explore the history of slavery at Monticello with life-sized figures, interactive models, and recovered artifacts.

contact info

Hrs: Daily 8:30AM-6PM.

Camp

Tours of varying lengths are available that explore the house and grounds and delve into specific topics, such as Jefferson’s contributions to society and architecture, as well as his children and daily life at Monticello. Visit Monticello’s historic gardens, cellars, workrooms, and storage areas attached to and below the house. Hands-on activities allow groups to write on a polygraph machine, learn to weave, try on replicas of 18th-century clothes, and more.

topics covered:
American History, Government, Law, Presidents, Architecture, Gardening, Textiles, Technology, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 434-984-9880
Email: education@monticello.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 10 min., 25 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 3-4 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Available for purchase, Food. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

Monticello

Explore Monticello, home of noted statesman, Declaration of Independence author and president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. Exhibitions such as “Crossroads” explore the history of slavery at Monticello with life-sized figures, interactive models, and recovered artifacts.

contact info

Hrs: Daily 8:30AM-6PM.

Homeschool

Tours of varying lengths are available that explore the house and grounds and delve into specific topics, such as Jefferson’s contributions to society and architecture, as well as his children and daily life at Monticello. Visit Monticello’s historic gardens, cellars, workrooms, and storage areas attached to and below the house. Hands-on activities allow groups to write on a polygraph machine, learn to weave, try on replicas of 18th-century clothes, and more.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Government, Law, Presidents, Architecture, Gardening, Textiles, Technology, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 434-984-9880
Email: education@monticello.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 10 min., 25 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 3-4 hours. Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Available for purchase, Food. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

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