You’re invited to go inside Thomas Jefferson’s private retreat, the home of his most personal architectural creations and the site of his individual pursuit of happiness.

Step into History

Here, you’ll find award-winning, thought-provoking and meticulous historical restoration, both inside and outside the walls of Jefferson’s house, through archaeological discoveries and research that continues to uncover new knowledge about Thomas Jefferson and the free and enslaved people who formed the community at Poplar Forest.

Visiting Poplar Forest with a student group? Our school tour programs offer active learning for grades 2-12.

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