Ways to visit:
Self-Guided Cell Phone Tour- Receive an informative site map and explore the grounds following a numbered path. Use your personal cell phone to hear about the site’s history and architecture.
Guided Exterior Walking Tour- 45 minute guided tour of the history and architecture of the site. Call for availability 757.357.5976
Guided Interior Tours, available online or on-site. Click here to reserve your spot: Bacon’s Castle Tickets
Pack a lunch and eat at one of our six picnic tables.
Hours & Directions
Interior tours are available March through December at the following times:
Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Memorial Day – Labor Day: Monday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
|Preservation Members||Free (Become a member)|
|AAA, Senior (60+), Military Discount||$12|
|Children under 6||Free|
|Caregiver for any person with a disability protected under the ADA||Free|
Donate to Bacon’s Castle
Site Rental & Special Events
Meeting Space: Rent Bacon’s Castle for your small group meetings and events. Pricing starts at $100 per hour.
Special Events: Rent our grounds for your special occasion. Pricing starts at $50 per hour.
Paranormal Evening Special Event Rental: The staff of Preservation Virginia’s Bacon’s Castle provides a very rare opportunity to investigate an ancient, historic location that has been a part of the American landscape since our country’s infancy.
Bacon’s Castle (c. 1665) has over 355 years of history and funds raised from events like these help to further the necessary, integral preservation efforts required to maintain this historic gem for generations to come. For more information and to book your group, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Group Tour Bookings
Surry County is a small town packed with historical significance. Plan a day trip to explore Bacon’s Castle and Smith’s Fort.
Group tours are available by arrangements made no less than one week in advance of the visit.