VISITING JEFFERSON LAB

The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) is located at 12000 Jefferson Avenue in Newport News, Virginia. The main entrance to the facility is on Lawrence Drive. 
 
DRIVING DIRECTIONS 

12000 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23606
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Regional map

FROM WASHINGTON, D.C.

Take I-95 South toward Richmond
Merge onto I-295 South near Richmond to I-64 East
Follow I-64 East to Newport News
Take exit 255A onto Jefferson Avenue, Rout 143 South 
In approximately 1 mile, turn left onto Lawrence Drive –This is the main entrance to Jefferson Lab
Make the next right onto Kelvin Drive–This will take you by CEBAF Center, the facility’s main administrative building
Visitor Parking is available immediately on the left. If this parking area is full, additional parking for guests is available in the main staff parking lot behind CEBAF Center. 

FROM NORFOLK/VIRGINIA BEACH

Take I-64 West toward Richmond
Take exit 255A onto Jefferson Avenue, Rout 143 South
Once on Jefferson Ave (143S)
In approximately 1 mile, turn left onto Lawrence Drive –This is the main entrance to Jefferson Lab
Make the next right onto Kelvin Drive–This will take you by CEBAF Center, the facility’s main administrative building

VISITOR PARKING

Visitor Parking is available immediately on after turning on Kelvin Drive. If this parking area is full, additional parking for guests is available in the main staff parking lot behind CEBAF Center. 

BUILDING ACCESS

Access to buildings on campus are by Jefferson Lab identification card key or under escort. Visitors without a key card must first sign in at the Welcome Desk, located in the front Atrium of CEBAF Center and connect with their escort before proceeding to their destination. 

For assistance, please contact the receptionist at 757-269-7100.

Jefferson Lab's Science Education Program holds free educational events for students and teachers throughout the year.
Offering scheduled tours for college, university, adult professional groups, lab visitors have the unique opportunity to see firsthand how we study the basic building blocks of matter.
Every few years, the lab opens its doors to the public.
Your one-stop-shop to learn about upcoming Conferences and Seminars at Jefferson Lab.