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Smithfield and Isle of Wight Visitor Center

319 Main St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1326
+1 757-357-5182
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Resourceful and friendly

My wife and I had friends in town. During their visit to Main Street they stopped into the Visitor... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LSNS2652
,
Smithfield, Virginia
via mobile
Very helpful

The volunteers in the visitor center are unmatched in friendliness and helpfulness! They gave me... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
dinamo711
,
Olathe, Kansas
via mobile
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“local artists” (4 reviews)
“for sale” (4 reviews)
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319 Main St, Smithfield, VA 23430-1326
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+1 757-357-5182
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had friends in town. During their visit to Main Street they stopped into the Visitor Center to get some information. When they later told us about their stop, they gushed about how friendly and knowledgeable the staff at the Visitor’s Center...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The volunteers in the visitor center are unmatched in friendliness and helpfulness! They gave me brochures, maps, suggested things to do, sites to see, deals all over the area! And we're quite entertaining!

Thank dinamo711
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Not only can you get lots of information here but it is also a great little gallery of local arts and crafts. People were so friendly--truly a small town feeling.

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Made this our starting point and received a really friendly welcome introduction not only to the centre but also the town. With some on-site art exhibits and accessible studios this is a super facility and ideal starting point for your visit.

Thank Ray P
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Many of the town artists work in small, public access studios in the same building with the Visitors Center...lots of their works are on display...great place to get information on local attractions...

Thank UncleSkip
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Everyone was friendly. Some were dressed in period garb. Very informative. This is great place to visit when you have never visited here before. They also provided ideas for a return trip.

Thank Kathy P
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is a great first stop to find out all the different stops and historical or fascinating places to go. Both the art director and main center volunteers were very knowledgeable.

Thank Reneec496
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is a good first stop if you haven't been in Smithfield before or, if you are looking to update your local experience. A very congenial, knowledgeable staff of volunteers spend the time to make sure they answer your questions. Facilities also have artists' studios...More

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

The volunteer at the front desk was helpful and it's a great place to figure out how to visit Smithfield. It adjoins an artisan's gallery which was enjoyable to visit. Good restrooms and free water. We used it as our home base and visited three...More

Thank Sharon C
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Learned a lot about the development of Smithfield. The historical slant was obvious and easily followed -- less of a set of artifacts, and more of a historical timeline. I did not know that originally peanuts were king in Smithfield before a pier fire and...More

Thank Ken P
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