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Hanover Tavern

Since the 18th century, Hanover Tavern has served as a public gathering place offering food and hospitality for travelers. On the National Register of Historic Places, the Tavern was the home to Patrick Henry and was frequently visited by Revolutionary armies and Civil War troops. It is a stop on the Civil War Trails and the Road to Revolution (Patrick Henry) trail. Enjoy the beautiful gardens, Coach House, smokehouse, and self-guided audio tour. The Tavern offers a full service restaurant and pub and is also the Hanover home for Virginia Repertory Theatre. Visit the website for family programs, events, entertainment, tours, and menus as well as a list of theatrical performances. Hanover Tavern is a 200+ year-old building providing a unique setting for drama productions and musical concerts. There is a 155 seat theater and a separate multi-purpose Coach House building as well as smaller, more intimate rooms. Full service restaurant and pub.

Student Performance Venue
  • Hours (General Information): 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday
  • Parking:
    • Free
    • Motorcoach
  • Attraction Fee: $7.00 per person for self-guided audio tour of the historic building and Civil War exhibit. $10.00 per person for guided tour. Advanced reservations required for groups of 10 or more.
  • Handicapped Accessible:
  • Motorcoach Group Friendly:
  • Student Friendly:
  • Lunch:
  • Brunch:
  • Dinner:
  • Outdoor Dining:
  • Private Dining Area:
  • Reservations Recommended:
  • Restaurant Price Range: $$$
  • # of Restaurants: 1
  • Open Table: yes
  • Offer limited menu for groups with price point:
  • Maximum Group Size: 300
Student Performance Venue
  • Are performances held indoors, outdoors or both?: Both
  • Maximum Number of Band Performers Standing: 15
  • Maximum Number of Band Performers Sitting: 20
  • Maximum Number of Choir Performers Sitting: 20
  • Maximum Number of Choir Performers Standing: 30
  • Audience Seating Capacity: 156 theater, 250 tent
  • Days and Times Performances are Held: Performances can be held Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Days are Times that are Best for Performances: Thursday through Sunday from noon to 11 p.m.
  • Does a group need to apply for a performance?:
  • If so, what kind?: Offers 100 folded chairs and theater-quality lighting in the theater.
Facility Info
  • Theatre Capacity 155