Monticello Visitor Center

Visitors Center & Smith Education Center, Thomas Jefferson Foundation
Settled below the Historic Monticello Plantation, nestled against the steep terrain, not interrupting original topography while preserving the historic views to the university, mountainside and valley. This building offers a distinctive complement to this historic U.S. destination. 

The five building, three level, 42,000 sq. ft.  complex includes a visitor center, a ticketing operation, a theater, cafĂ©, exhibition spaces, classrooms, offices, conference room, innovative discovery room (for children and adults) and a gift shop.

The interior spaces blend with the environment featuring the use of natural materials.  The complex was designed to experience history, nature and interface with inspiring milieu.

 

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Monticello Visitor Center

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