Central Virginia's Home for  HISTORY • DINING • THEATRE
13181 Hanover Courthouse Road
(Route 301)
Hanover, VA 23069
(804) 537-5050


  • Paranormal Investigation

    Investigate the haunting stories that have plagued Hanover Tavern and the Courthouse complex for nearly three centuries.  Led by Transcend Paranormal, we will be investigating locations with a unique vantage point to significant events in American history.

    Investigation Locations


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  • Haunted Hanover Tavern Tours


    Join us one Wednesday each month for an evening walking tour of Hanover Tavern to learn about the spirits who lurk in the shadows…

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  • Hanover Tavern Summer Day Camp July 10-14

    July 10-14, 2017

    Hanover Tavern Foundation presents a summer day camp for students ages 9-12 who are passionate about history. Through interacting with our unique historic site, living history characters, and plenty of hands-on activities, campers will learn all about …

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  • Legacy Seat Campaign


    Hanover Tavern Foundation is pleased to announce the Bradley Theater Legacy Seat campaign in support of the arts at Hanover Tavern.

    Leave your legacy with a customized recognition plaque on a seat in the theater that started it all!…

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Hanover Tavern Summer Day Camp July 10-14

Posted on:2/6/2017

Haunted Hanover Tavern Tours

Posted on:2/1/2017

Poe at the Tavern and Sarah Elmira Shelton house

Posted on:9/27/2016

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Learn more about the unique history of one of the few surviving colonial era taverns in the country.

From self-guided tours to permanent and travelling exhibits, there is plenty to see and do at the Tavern.

The Tavern offers field trips and other resources for students to experience firsthand Central Virginia’s rich history.