Architectural Restoration Behind-The-Scenes Tours
May 3 @ 11:00 am - May 9 @ 3:00 pm$20 – $25
Tour dates are Sunday, May 3rd and Saturday, May 9th. Tours start at 11am and 2pm each day.
Explore the architectural design, history and restoration of Thomas Jefferson’s Palladian-style villa. This hour-long, behind-the-scenes tour is guided by Travis McDonald, Poplar Forest’s Director of Architectural Restoration, who has overseen restoration since it began in 1989.
You’ll learn 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 per person in advance, $25 at the door; reservations are encouraged.