We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Smith Family Farm

843 Stafford Rd, Palmyra, NY 14522-9570
+1 315-597-4383
Review Highlights
Interesting History

The walk through the grove makes this stop worthwhile. The staff is not pushy, very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tom C
South Jordan, Utah
via mobile
Great tour guides

The missionaries who toured us here were wonderful. We are not Mormon but wanted to see the sites... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
New England
Read all 98 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Tour the Smith Family Farm to learn more about the boyhood of Joseph Smith Jr., the first prophet and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Visit the nearby Sacred Grove, where Joseph received a vision of God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. Tours are Free.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sacred grove” (36 reviews)
“smith family” (10 reviews)
“log home” (8 reviews)
843 Stafford Rd, Palmyra, NY 14522-9570
+1 315-597-4383
Write a Review
Reviews (98)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The walk through the grove makes this stop worthwhile. The staff is not pushy, very friendly and helpful.

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 5 days ago

The missionaries who toured us here were wonderful. We are not Mormon but wanted to see the sites and learn more about the faith before attending pageant. We had a great time here and were able to ask questions and enjoy the beautiful natural areas....More

Thank GrnMtnGirl79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful tour of the home and farm of Joseph Smith and his family. The missionaries are lovely, enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the early history of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormonism). The Sacred Grove, is also at this location.

Thank JanDeMartini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the site of the Sacred Grove and home of Joseph Smith the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. You will be surprised and how many things you will learn about living in Palmyra in 1820. You will learn...More

Thank Stonecoral
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have been to many religious sites throughout the world and also natural wonders, but this is the most simple and yet divine places I have experienced. The Smith Family Farms are informative, but the Sacred Grove is a place where one can connect with...More

1  Thank Blake C
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

It's awesome to think that as you visit the child hood home of a prophet of God that your walking in the same place as he walked. Being in the log home and feeling of the spirit that is there is amazing. The early church...More

1  Thank Gregs2276
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Regardless of your religious beliefs or politics, history took place, the heavens were once again opened to man, God the Father and his Son Jesus Christ appeared to Joseph Smith, 170 years ago this humble location brought about a world wide church with over 16...More

1  Thank BCD79
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The LDS missionaries really helped us understand what it was like for the Smith family to live in this location and stay true to their beliefs. There was a special feeling at and around the Smith farm.

1  Thank David062017
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We explained that my wife was a non member and wasn't interested in the spiritual/missionary version of the tour and the elderly missionary was pretty accommodating, though obviously her enthusiasm for the spiritual story shown through several times. It's a beautifully restored historic farm, and...More

1  Thank JosephInAz
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This is the place where Joseph Smith Jr and his family lived when he had his remarkable experiences that laid the foundation for the LDS (Mormon) church which now has worldwide membership of over 15 million. The staff are so nice and the presentation of...More

Thank John M
Nearby Restaurants
Chill & Grill
76 reviews
2.79 km away
Muddy Waters Cafe
27 reviews
2.92 km away
West Wayne Restaurant
19 reviews
4.93 km away
Yellow Mills Diner
62 reviews
2.72 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hill Cumorah Visitors Center
116 reviews
3.95 km away
Book of Mormon Publication Site
105 reviews
2.65 km away
Historic Palmyra Museum
20 reviews
2.77 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Jane B
27 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Stonecoral | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the path is level and wide and there are benches along the path where you can sit. The path loops so you have the option of going into the Grove as far as you are comfortable. Due to the serenity and religious nature... More