Historic Sites

Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial

Visit the birthplace of the Prophet Joseph Smith, the first latter-day prophet and President of the Church of the Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A granite monument stands 50 feet 10 inches. The smooth polished obelisk shaft is 38 1/2 feet tall, one foot for each year of the Prophet's life. A visitor's center provides further information on the life of this exceptional man.

Learn about the significance of this place.


    357 LDS Lane
    S. Royalton, Vermont 05068


    802-763-7742 (Main)


    December Holiday Hours
    9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

    November – April
    Monday – Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday: 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    May – October
    Monday – Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Sunday: 1:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

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    Admission is free.