Updated May 14, 2020
In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Isle of Wight County and Smithfield Town offices, including the Smithfield Visitor Center, have been CLOSED to public access.
The Visitor Center will be reopening on Tuesday, May 26 with slightly curtailed hours: Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sunday: 12 - 4 p.m.
Until May 26, services can be accessed via telephone, mail, or on-line. 757-357-5182.
Please be advised that for the safety of our visitors and staff, the following safety precautions will be in place at the Visitor Center:
A “sneeze guard” will be installed at the front desk
All staff greeting the public will be wearing a safety mask.
Brochures on the local brochure racks will be numbered and guests will need to request brochures directly from our docent by number.
Visitors will also not be allowed to touch the other brochure racks. A docent will assist you with these.
The bathrooms will be cleaned and sanitized regularly throughout the day.
The front desk docent area will be disinfected and cleaned on a regular basis.
Visitors will be asked to practice social distancing by maintaining 6' or more from one another and from staff.
One to two visitors per party at a time will be permitted to enter the Visitor Center.
Visitors will be strongly encouraged to wear masks. Masks will be available from the Art Center for a donation.
Hand sanitizer will be available and prominently displayed.
Staff will complete a self-health screening every day prior to coming to work.
Our Visitor Center and the offices for the Smithfield & Isle of Wight Convention & Tourism Bureau are located at 319 Main Street in Historic Downtown Smithfield. The center also shares space with its tourism partner the Arts Center @ 319. Be sure your first stop in town is the Visitor Center for a historic walking tour map and for information on all our area attractions, lodgings, dining options and special events. Pick up sample itineraries that fit a one-day trip to town or a week-long stay. Personalized itineraries are also available, as well as sample walking and photo tours. We also offer docents for group tours if given notice of your visit.
Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m.
Christmas & New Year's Day.
Monday, 25 May | Smithfield, VA