Welcome to the Reynolds Homestead, a Commonwealth Campus of Virginia Tech, featuring the birthplace and boyhood home of R.J. Reynolds, a Continuing Education Center, and a Forest Resources Research Center.

Our offices are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.


Be a Part of the Reynolds Homestead Experience

Come for a tour. The restored Homestead is closed for tours during the winter, though we can arrange a tour by appointment with 24 hours' notice. During the months of April through October, tours are available on weekends from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and on Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The fee is $5 for adults and $3 for students and children. Group tours are welcome. Please call 276-694-7181 to schedule a group tour or email Beth Ford.

Come for a program. Concerts, plays, discussions, lectures and celebrations are all part of the Homestead's fare. A detailed list can be found under Calendar of Events.

Come for a class. Classes in a variety of arts and crafts are scheduled during both day and evening hours throughout the year. They are taught by local residents with special skills or by instructors from area universities. Advanced registration is required for all classes. See Calendar for details.



You can register in person, by phone, or by email through this website. Call the Reynolds Homestead (276) 694-7181 ext. 21 weekdays between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Make your check payable to "Treasurer of Virginia Tech" and mail it to:

The Reynolds Homestead
463 Homestead Lane
Critz, VA 24082-3044