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Historic St. Luke's Church

14477 Benns Church Blvd, Smithfield, VA 23430-6155
+1 757-357-3367
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Trip back in time

Worth seeing if in the area. Knowledgeable tour guide and not too lengthy. Nearby restaurants and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ruth C
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Gorgeous church

We were fortunate enough to get a very knowledgeable docent and she gave us a very informative and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Reneec496
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Fairfax, Virginia
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Visit Virginia's Oldest Church in Smithfield, Virginia. Whether your interest is ancient cemeteries, 17th-century Virginian and Early American History, or architectural history, a visit to the Church, gift shop, and grounds is a must while in the Greater Williamsburg and Coastal Virginia regions. Historic St. Luke's Church Museum is operated and owned by Historic St. Luke's Restoration, Inc. And is a fully-tax deductible, 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
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14477 Benns Church Blvd, Smithfield, VA 23430-6155
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worth seeing if in the area. Knowledgeable tour guide and not too lengthy. Nearby restaurants and shops to head to after touring.More

Thank Ruth C
Todd B, Manager at Historic St. Luke's Church, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good Afternoon, Ruth C. Thank you for your recent review of Historic St. Luke's Restoration, doing business as Historic St. Luke's Church, in Smithfield, Virginia, USA. Thank you for taking time to visit and review your experience. I invite you to follow us on social...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We were fortunate enough to get a very knowledgeable docent and she gave us a very informative and delightful tour. The oldest pump organ with the most exquisite cabinetry was at the head of the church. One of the oldest functioning and well restored organs....More

Thank Reneec496
Todd B, Manager at Historic St. Luke's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good Afternoon, Reneec496. Thank you for your recent review of Historic St. Luke's Restoration, doing business as Historic St. Luke's Church, in Smithfield, Virginia, USA. We are so glad to read you enjoyed your tour experience. I invite you to follow us on social media,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

While St. Luke's is out of the way, it is worth the drive to visit this great example of early American religious architecture, and a stunning historical landmark that is nationally significant. It is worth a detour to visit!More

Thank Lynn1950
Todd B, Manager at Historic St. Luke's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good Afternoon, Lynn1950. Thank you for your recent review of Historic St. Luke's Restoration, doing business as Historic St. Luke's Church, in Smithfield, Virginia, USA. For those of our guests who crave 17th-century artisan mannerism architecture at its finest and Virginia's Oldest Church, Historic St....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited St Luke's on our way back from Visiting Ivy Hill and the Wharf Brewery. It was near closing time but their Outstanding Staff gave us some time to purchase gifts..books pictures and a tour of the inside of the church. Very informative and we...More

Thank OBXEASYRIDER
Todd B, Manager at Historic St. Luke's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good Afternoon, OBXEASYRIDER. Thank you for your recent review of Historic St. Luke's Restoration, doing business as Historic St. Luke's Church, in Smithfield, Virginia, USA. I am so glad our team was able to accommodate your visit. Normally the last tour of the day is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed visiting this beautiful place and all it has to offer. Our guide was very knowledgeable in his historical facts about the area and the church.More

Thank us5thompsom
Todd B, Manager at Historic St. Luke's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good Afternoon, us5thompsom. Thank you for your recent review of Historic St. Luke's Restoration, doing business as Historic St. Luke's Church, in Smithfield, Virginia, USA. Our team is constantly researching the latest information to add to our world class, award-winning tour. I invite you to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent tour with Colin of the historic church and grounds. This is a must see for history fans. The grounds are beautiful and peaceful.More

Thank CLH0627
Todd B, Manager at Historic St. Luke's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good Afternoon, CLH0627. Thank you for your recent review of Historic St. Luke's Restoration, doing business as Historic St. Luke's Church, in Smithfield, Virginia, USA. Collin Norman, Assistant Director, has been giving tours at Virginia's Oldest Church since he was a teenager, and his passion...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really loved visiting this church building and were delighted to see the oldest organ in the US while we were there! John gave us a wonderful and informative tour.More

Thank Colemans78
Todd B, Manager at Historic St. Luke's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good Afternoon, Colemans78. Thank you for your recent review of Historic St. Luke's Restoration, doing business as Historic St. Luke's Church, in Smithfield, Virginia, USA. John Ericson, museum interpreter, is constantly researching and incorporating the latest history into his tours. He is also quite the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have always loved doing history tours, but this was one of the best I've ever encountered. Our guide, John, blended history, historical research, current events and facts in a way that was fascinating and thought-provoking. I highly recommend seeing this church and learning about the...More

Thank BSK5
Todd B, Manager at Historic St. Luke's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good Afternoon, BSK5. Thank you for your recent review of Historic St. Luke's Restoration, doing business as Historic St. Luke's Church, in Smithfield, Virginia, USA. John Ericson, museum interpreter, is constantly researching and incorporating the latest history into his tours. He is also quite the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

John the guide was amazing very knowledgeable and was a great experience . The place is old and has lots of history. John was very funny and entertaining. The place looks historic And wonderful.More

Thank Dredre3636
Todd B, Manager at Historic St. Luke's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Afternoon, Dredre3636. Thank you for your recent review of Historic St. Luke's Restoration, doing business as Historic St. Luke's Church, in Smithfield, Virginia, USA. John Ericson, museum interpreter, is constantly researching and incorporating the latest history into his tours. He is also quite the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited & took a tour of the Historic St. Luke's Church. Our tour guide, Gloria LaBoone, was very informative and delightful. We really enjoyed our tour and highly recommend seeing this beautiful historic church!More

Thank Brooke B
Todd B, Manager at Historic St. Luke's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Afternoon, Brooke B. Thank you for your recent review of Historic St. Luke's Restoration, doing business as Historic St. Luke's Church, in Smithfield, Virginia, USA. Gloria is an institution in and of herself. We are proud to have such a dedicated and lovely Southern...More

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