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10:30 a.m. Tour (Saturdays and Sundays)

Poplar Forest

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Experience what it is like to be there at the beginning. Witness an undiscovered gem as it emerges. New insight into Thomas Jefferson is coming to light as archaeologists uncover the unknown story of his personal retreat and his most personal architecture is unfolding through step-by-step restoration. This is a unique time to experience Thomas Jefferson’s retreat.  

Online tour tickets are available for a limited number of tours each weekend. Reserve your space on the 10:30 a.m. tour or the 3:30 p.m. tour on Saturday and Sunday. Online tour tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Tours are offered seven days a week, March 15 through December 15. Call (434) 534-8120 for questions or reservations at other times.
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Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
1542 Bateman Bridge Road
Forest, VA


Poplar Forest

Poplar Forest is Thomas Jefferson's secluded plantation and retreat home, a National Historic Landmark and recently added to the U.S. nomination list to become a World Heritage Site. Undergoing award-winning restoration and archaeology, Poplar Forest is open seven days a week, March 15 through December 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Closed Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Visitors to Poplar Forest each year come from all fifty states and over 80 countries.  Call (434) 525-1806 or visit for additional information.

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