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Smithfield Plantation

1000 Smithfield Plantation Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24060-5441
+1 540-231-3947
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Lovely surprise

We stumbled upon Smithfield Plantation while in Blacksburg with a few hours to spare. Tucked into... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Round Hill, Virginia
Nice visit

This is a nice place to visit while in Blacksburg. The staff is informative and friendly, too. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Blacksburg, Virginia
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1000 Smithfield Plantation Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24060-5441
+1 540-231-3947
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon Smithfield Plantation while in Blacksburg with a few hours to spare. Tucked into a corner of the Virginia Tech campus, it's a lovely, well-tended garden spot with a very interesting house to tour historically. Our tour operator, a working historian herself, was...More

Thank RHfam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice place to visit while in Blacksburg. The staff is informative and friendly, too. We liked it.

Thank keywestbullocks
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Our VTWC group enjoyed a candlelight tea and tour at Smithfield decorated for the holidays by the Southside Garden Club. The food was that which was eaten in the 18th century, the tea was delicious and April, the hostess, gave us historical highlights on the...More

Thank 1Suz1
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is a beautifully kept old world plantation site. The the flower gardens and assorted fruit trees are beautiful in the spring and summer. It is also a beautiful location for a wedding venue.

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We stopped by on an open afternoon unsure if we would pay for the tour or just walk through the areas that we could for free. The $ for the tour was SO WORTH IT. Amazing tour guides with very intensive knowledge of the house,...More

1  Thank beasleyaw
Reviewed 10 November 2017

As a Social Studies Teacher and lover of all things historical this is an easy one for me. It is a quaint place and worth the time in so many ways to stop in. So much history in the area and this is just one...More

1  Thank cubanbucky
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Be sure to go on Friday to get the volunteer docent who drives in from Roanoke. He is the best docent I have ever had at any museum. Also the master gardeners were eager to answer questions about the types of gardens and various rare...More

Thank deanied
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Wonderful tour lead by a guide who took his time to answer all the questions and give a great deal of background on the family. If one is spending time in Virginia, the I formation on this family will crop-up again and againot. They were...More

Thank Kathleen E
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The pavilion at the Smithfield area was very nice. Lots of space to visit. Tables were set up with nice chairs. It us a great place for a large group gathering !

Thank Blacksburg851
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

A one day stay in Blacksburg. Chose to visit Smithfield Plantation. It was a leisurely tour with very knowledgeable tour guides. Beautiful grounds. Glad we chose that as our one and only activity. Would highly recommend it.

1  Thank 714leslieh
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Brad P
6 September 2016|
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Response from Roger P | Reviewed this property |
10 am and it is closed on Wednesdays.