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Isle of Wight County Museum, Smithfield
(4.8/5 based on 60 reviews on the web)
Address: 103 Main St.

Smithfield, VA 23430



Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday

Noon-4 p.m. Sunday

The Museum is closed New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Easter, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Admission: $2 for adults; free for kids
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  • I knew nothing about the area and by the time we left we got to see the World's oldest peanut and smoked ham. What more could you ask for. Very informative museum. Displays were very well done. Short ...  more »
  • Interactive museum for the whole family. We have gone several times over the years. It's a free museum and when family comes to visit and such we take them to see "the ham". They shut down briefly for...  more »
  • If you have a connection with Isle of Wight county, the museum is full of interesting facts! Really neat little place! The oldest ham!! See it in person! I love the little mini-movie theater that tell...  more »
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  • What a treasure !!! located on Main Street in Smithfield Virginia. Well-appointed, clean, helpful staff ,and educational; it really should not be overlooked. After all Where else can you find a 126 year old peanut and a 90 year old "pet" ham. ?
  • Packs so much history in about the area. You can see things from the oldest ham to the oldest peanut! I led a group of kids during a Vacation Bible School program through this museum, and there was something for everyone!
  • Interesting museum filled with the history of both the county area and the meat industry that grew up around it. My two small kids had fun as they have some hands on stuff for them to do.
  • I like ham.