Martinsville, Virginia


Tourism Updates 9/21/21

VisitMartinsville's first priority is the safety and health of its visitors, residents, industry partners, and team. While the risk of contracting COVID- 19 is low, we are carefully following the guidelines of the US Department of State and the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) and our local health department authorities.

The VisitMartinsville Team highly recommends travelers follow protocols directed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  • Wash hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds
  • Wear a mask
  • If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol
  • Cough into your elbow and sneeze into a tissue and throw the tissue in the trash
  • Consult with a doctor before traveling when sick
  • Stay up-to-date on vaccinations
  • Avoid contact with people who are already sick
  • Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
  • Be aware of the latest travel advisories from the CDC and U.S. State Department 


Tourism Business Modifications in Martinsville - Henry County

  • The Bassett Historical Center is open by appointment only.
  • Virginia Museum of Natural History has returned to a FULL compliment of operating hours! Visitor days and hours are: Tuesday - Saturday: 10am to 4pm Sunday and Monday: Closed 
  • New College Institute's Lecture Hall is open for rentals.
  • Martinsville-Henry County Heritage Center and Museum is open Tuesdays & Fridays 1pm - 4pm. 
  • The Smith River Sports Complex is open to the public. Trails, driving range and canoe access are OPEN.
  • Mountain Valley Brewing hours: Thursdays: 5pm - 9:30pm, Fridays: 5pm - 10:30pm,  Saturdays: 2pm - 10:30pm, Sundays:2pm - 6pm & Mondays:5-9:00pm. Check hours frequently as they are subject to change based on weather and supplies.
  • Uptown Pinball is open. New hours are: Tues. - Thurs. 2-8pm, Fri. & Sat. 2-9pm, Sun. 1-6pm. 
  • Ashley's Taste of Home is open Monday - Saturday 11am-7pm.
  • Blue Ridge Regional Library system - All branches of the Blue Ridge Regional Library system are operating with regular hours. While a majority of services have been restored, the meeting rooms are still closed. Check with your local branch for more details. 

Remaining Closed

  • Dutch Inn Restaurant
  • Preston Ridge Winery