Monticello

Spend a day on the beautiful grounds of Monticello and get an intimate look at Thomas Jefferson.  Monticello is open daily, year-round and offers house tours which run several times an hour throughout the day.  Enjoy an introductory film, exhibitions, and special events as well.  Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, is owned and operated by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, a private, nonprofit corporation with a dual mission of preservation and education. ...
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Address:

931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902 

Phone: 434-984-9800

James Monroe's Highland

Experience Highland, the official residence of fifth President James Monroe and his wife, Elizabeth Kortright Monroe, from 1799 to 1823. Join us for our guided tour, lasting approximately 40 minutes, as we explore the fascinating life of the tireless public servant who fought and bled in the American Revolution, successfully negotiated the Louisiana Purchase, worked behind the scenes to push the Missouri Compromise through Congress, secured our nation’s borders, and issued our first hemisphere-wide foreign policy statement: the Monroe Doctrine. The tour also showcases an outstanding...
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Address:

2050 James Monroe Pkwy
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902 

Phone: 434-293-8000

Michie Tavern

Michie Tavern, located ½ mile below Jefferson’s Monticello, accommodated travelers with food, drink and lodging more than 200 years ago. Today, visitors experience the Tavern’s past through an historical journey which recreates 18th-century tavern life. Servers in period attire offer bountiful Colonial Midday Fare. The rustic restaurant setting renders a lunch dining experience rich in southern culture and hospitality for families to enjoy. Get a taste of the 18th-century as we feature a buffet of southern fried chicken, marinated baked chicken, hickory-smoked pork barbecue, stewed tomatoes, b...
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Address:

683 Thomas Jefferson Parkway
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902 

Phone: 434-977-1234

Montpelier

Montpelier is the home of James Madison, Father of the Constitution, architect of the Bill of Rights and president of the United States. Visit Montpelier to experience the "Presidential Detective Story," the worldwide search for the furnishings, décor and plantation landscape that once graced the Madisons' beloved home. Your Montpelier tour will show you how curators and archaeologists uncover and connect evidence to reveal James and Dolley Madison's personalities and style. See the latest finds including the red, flocked Drawing Room wallpaper and a chess set like the one James Madison and Th...
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Address:

11395 Constitution Hwy
Orange, Virginia 22960 

Phone: 540-672-2728

Vietnam War Foundation

The Vietnam War Foundation (VWF) is a non-profit, public educational foundation filed under 501(c)(3) of the IRS. The Foundation is dedicated to presenting the Vietnam Era story to schools and the general public through narration and static displays of actual equipment used by the men and women who served in VN during the 10 years of conflict. This mission is accomplished through the acquisition, restoration and maintenance of historic vehicles (trucks, aircraft, jeeps, APCs, etc.), VN era memorabilia, “VC” artifacts, weapons, and civilian and “peace” symbols of the Vietnam Era. The VWF provid...
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Address:

6265 Spring Hill Rd
Ruckersville, Virginia 22968 

Phone: 434-985-8408

Greene County Historical Society & Museum

Come with us and take a journey back in time to learn about our County's rich and proud heritage. Browsing these pages you will discover how the County’s Old Jail, located next to the 1838 Jefferson-inspired Courthouse, has been turned into a Museum. Our Gallery and Sales areas are open for your shopping and viewing pleasure along with Society and County events. The Links will provide you transport to other sites of interest. Visit often as we are always adding new content. This Society was formed to bring together people interested in history, and especially in the history of Greene County...
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Address:

360 Main Street
Stanardsville, Virginia 22973 

Phone: 434-985-1834

*Information taken from Greene County Va tourism website. Many thanks.