CEBAF Center, building 12 at Jefferson Lab.

VISITING JEFFERSON LAB

 

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.

BY AIR

Airports

Airport Transportation

BY RAIL

Amtrak provides daily service to Norfolk and Newport News from Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Richmond.

BY AUTOMOBILE - DRIVING DIRECTIONS 

12000 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, Va., 23606
Click HERE for Google Map Directions. 

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, Route 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 (building 12), the facility’s main administrative building

FROM NORFOLK/VIRGINIA BEACH

  • Take I-64 West toward Richmond
  • Take exit 255A onto Jefferson Avenue, Route 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 (building 12), the facility’s main administrative building

VISITOR PARKING

Visitor Parking is available immediately on the left after turning onto 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 (building 12) and connect with their escort before proceeding to their destination. 

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


 

Science Education event at Jefferson Lab.

Jefferson Lab's Science Education Program holds free educational events for students and teachers throughout the year.

Tours at Jefferson Lab

Offering scheduled tours for college, university, and adult professional groups, lab visitors have the unique opportunity to see firsthand how we study the basic building blocks of matter.

Open House at Jefferson Lab.

Every few years, the lab opens its doors to the public.

A poster session at Jefferson Lab.

Your one-stop-shop to learn about upcoming Conferences and Seminars at Jefferson Lab.

Event Services at Jefferson Lab

Event Services provides logistical support for meetings and conferences, as well as oversight for the food service at Jefferson Lab which the includes Quark Café, catering and vending.