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Historic Smithfield

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Visit us to experience one of the most important houses in American history and discover the culture of the early Virginia frontier, circa 1774! Become inspired through the stories and values of the Preston Family and all those who lived at Smithfield. These values are: liberty, courage, leadership, education and philanthropy. While on site, enjoy the elegant grounds, reconstructed kitchen garden and heirloom orchard. General Admission Rates: Adults: $8.00 Seniors, AAA, Military: $7.00 College Student with valid ID: $5.00 Children 5 - 12 years: $5.00 Children 5 and under: Free Rent Smithfield's covered, outdoor Pavilion and surrounding grounds for weddings, parties and meetings. Group Tour Services: Special group activities/events can be arranged by calling 540.231.3947 or emailing info@historicsmithfield.org. See Calendar of Events for the year on our website!

Things to Do
  • Directions: Adjacent to Virginia Tech - 9 miles off I-81. From I-81, take Exit 118B. Follow Route 460W to Southgate Drive (Route 314) onto the Virginia Tech campus. Take first left onto Duck Pond Drive and follow signs to left turn onto Smithfield Road, and follow signs to Historic Smithfield parking lot.
  • Major Access Routes: I-81, US 460
Things to Do
  • Monday Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm April 1 - first weekend of December)
  • Tuesday Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm April 1 - first weekend of December)
  • Wednesday Hours: Closed
  • Thursday Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm April 1 - first weekend of December)
  • Friday Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm April 1 - first weekend of December)
  • Saturday Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm April 1 - first weekend of December)
  • Sunday Hours: 1:00pm - 5:00pm April 1 - first weekend of December)
  • Holidays Closed: Thanksgiving Day
  • Admission Rates: $8 Adult, $3 children
  • Credit Card Types Accepted: MasterCard, Visa
  • AAA Discount:
  • Handicap Accessible: Not wheelchair
  • Gift Shop:
  • Restrooms:
Facility Info
  • DescriptionThis is an outdoor pavilion space and there is also outdoor lawn space that can be used for special events.
  • Largest Room1800
  • Total Sq. Ft.1800
  • Reception Capacity300
  • Space NotesBoth the Pavilion and lawn are popular venues for weddings.
  • Theatre Capacity200
  • Type of Space Outdoor Space
  • Banquet Capacity100
  • Number of Rooms1