Newport News is home to one of the world’s premier research facilities for nuclear physics.
On Saturday, April 30, Jefferson Lab will open the doors for its 2016 Open House. This one-day event will offer visitors the opportunity to participate in tours, lectures, and special exhibits, all designed to give people of all ages a better idea of the work that takes place in our own backyard.
There is no admission fee for this rain-or-shine event and free parking will be available via the Hogan Drive entrance off of Jefferson Avenue. Some activities may require walking. Vendors will be on-site with snacks and refreshments available for purchase. Entry to the event will close at 2:00 p.m., so make sure to come early.
For more information on the 2016 Open House, please visit www.jlab.org/openhouse. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about Jefferson Lab and the exciting work taking place here in Newport News.