Red Hill is located in the countryside of southern Virginia. The nearest town is Brookneal, VA. You may find that your cell phone service is patchy as you get nearer to Red Hill, so if you are relying on your phone to guide you to us you might want to download an offline version of a map of the area. However, your GPS should continue to work as long as you input the address before leaving signal range. For your GPS type in this address: Patrick Henry National Memorial, 1250 Red Hill Road, Brookneal, VA 24528. In case you would prefer written directions, here is how to reach us from a few major locations nearby:
From Lynchburg (About 38 miles which will take approximately 50 minutes) Take 501 South. Continue on 501 South to Brookneal. At the stoplight in Brookneal continue straight onto 40 East (Wickliffe Rd.) Travel 8/10 of a mile and turn right onto Dog Creek Road. Stay on this road for 3 miles and then turn right onto Red Hill Road. Travel one and a half miles before turning right into the Visitor Center area.
From Richmond (About 100 miles which will take approximately 2 hours) Take 76 South to 360 West toward Amelia. Continue on 360 West for 57.7 miles then take the US 15 Bus ramp to Keysville. Continue straight for 1.7 miles on 15 Bus, then turn right onto 40 West for 9 miles to Charlotte Court House. Turn left to continue onto 40 West and continue for 15.6 miles. Turn left onto Mount Calvary (1.8 miles) and left onto Patrick Henry Road (.8 miles). Turn right onto Red Hill Road. Travel one and a half miles before turning right into the Visitor Center area.
From Raleigh (About 112 miles which will take approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes) Take 40 East to NC 147 North to US 501 North to Brookneal, VA. At the STOP light in Brookneal turn right (cross over RR tracks) onto 40 East (Wickliffe Rd.) Travel 8/10 of a mile and turn right onto Dog Creek Road. Stay on this road for 3 miles and then turn right onto Red Hill Road. Travel one and a half miles before turning right into the Visitor Center area.
Hours and Ticket Information
Red Hill is open:
Monday – Saturday 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm
Winter Hours (November 1 – March 31)
Monday – Saturday 9 am to 4 pm
Sunday 1 pm to 4 pm
Closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
General Admission tickets can be purchased upon arrival.
- Adult (18-64) $8
- Seniors (65 & over) $7
- AAA, Military, NPS (National Park Service) Pass $6
- Student (6-17) $4
- 5 and under Free
- Group Adults (10 or more) $4*
- Group Student $3*
*Group rates require that you call or email in advance to book your visit.
Red Hill offers the use of golf carts for free for use on the main historic grounds for visitors who request it. The distance from the Visitor Center to the Henry House is approximately 500 feet. The total distance from the Visitor Center to each historic feature on the main historic grounds and back is approximately .37 of a mile. There are three stairs with a handrail to the front door of the Henry House and the Law Office. The Kitchen has one step and the Coachman’s Cabin has two stairs, without a handrail. The Visitor Center is handicap accessible. Visitors may use wheelchairs or walkers inside the historic buildings. The Henry House has chairs for those who are unable to stand for extended periods of time. There are benches available outside the Visitor Center, outside the Law Office, and outside the Coachman’s Cabin. Vested service animals are welcome inside the Visitor Center and historic buildings. Designated caregivers can receive free general admission with their client. Subtitles are available for the Orientation Video in the Visitor Center.