Behind-The-Scenes Tours at Poplar Forest
May 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
One event on May 23, 2021 at 11:00 am
Explore the architectural design, history and restoration of Thomas Jefferson’s Palladian-style villa on this hour-long, behind-the-scenes tour guided by the architectural historian who has overseen the restoration since it began in 1989. Join Travis McDonald, Poplar Forest’s Director of Architectural Restoration, and discover how the restoration architects, architectural historians and craftsmen are meticulously restoring Jefferson’s vision for the “best dwelling house in the state…” Admission is $20 in advance, $25 at the door; reservations are encouraged as spots on the tour are limited. Tour dates are May 22nd and May 23rd at 11am and 2pm each day.