WELCOME TO

ST. LUKE’S

HISTORIC CHURCH & MUSEUM

ESTABLISHED 17TH CENTURY

 

VISIT
ST. LUKE’S

Attend
AN EVENT

Support
OUR MISSION

LEARN
ABOUT ST. LUKE’S

RENT
OUR SITE

DISCUSS
CEMETERY OPTIONS

WELCOME TO

ST. LUKE’S

HISTORIC CHURCH
& MUSEUM

ESTABLISHED 17TH CENTURY

VIRGINIA’S OLDEST CHURCH BUILDING

As is true of most classic stories, things aren’t always as they appear. St. Luke’s Historic Church & Museum, Virginia’s oldest brick church, now serves the public as a living, breathing symbol of religious freedom with a storied past. Explore the grounds of this renowned historic site and national landmark on a journey through over 400 years of vibrant, American history. Turn the page, step into a piece of our nation’s past, and uncover the unique, enriching story that IS St. Luke’s Historic Church & Museum.

EXPLORE THE CEMETERY

St. Luke’s Ancient Cemetery is Virginia’s Oldest Open Cemetery

VISIT
ST. LUKE’S

We are located in Smithfield, Virginia and are open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Tuesday – Saturday, in February though December. Guided and group tours are available.

ATTEND
AN EVENT

We host a variety of educational events throughout the year. From our monthly lecture series to our popular Twilight Cemetery tours, we have events for all ages and interests.

SUPPORT
OUR MISSION

We solely depend on your generous gifts of time and money to keep the programming and preservation activities that you come to expect from us. 

RENT
OUR SITE

Since the 17th – Century Historic St. Luke’s, Virginia’s Oldest Church, has been the ideal location for weddings, funerals and private event rentals.

BECOME PART OF HISTORY

Nestled on the edge of beautiful Isle of Wight County, St. Luke’s Ancient Cemetery, Memorial Park Cemetery, and Columbarium, capture the peace and calm of colonial gardens rich with ancient boxwoods and hardwood trees. Here, thousands of Virginians rest where good stewardship and an active historical interpretation and education program assure their memory.

Make the choice to Become Part of History, join our community, and leave your legacy in a place of unparalleled historic significance at Virginia’s Oldest Church Building and Open Cemetery.