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  • Author: Nerd Trips
  • Date Posted: Mar 17, 2014
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  • Address: 931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway Charlottesville, VA 22902
Monticello - Charlottesville, Virginia

Monticello – Charlottesville, Virginia

Monticello, the home designed and built by Thomas Jefferson, is one the most recognized homes in the United States and it is a very popular tourist destination. There were big lines when we visited in April 2009. Along with magnificent house, there are also some great gardens to see.

GPS address: 931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway
Charlottesville, VA 22902

We wrote three posts about our Nerd Trip to Monticello: Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 (gardens and grounds)

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Admission fee: Of course, this is one of the most famous homes in the world. We paid about $20. Check the website for the latest information.

Bathrooms: At the Visitors Center

Concessions/food: There is a cafe.

Monticello poster in my kitchen

Monticello poster in my kitchen

Cars/getting there: Check the website for directions.

Coffee cups (aka souvenirs): Extensive gift shop, it’s called “The Shop at Monticello.” I bought a lot of stuff, including a poster of Monticello that I had framed. it now hangs in my kitchen (it fit well in the space).

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