- Admission to Colonial Williamsburg for 1 or 3 consecutive days, plus other attractions (if option selected)
- Learn about life in colonial America and the American Revolution
- Tour 18th-century government buildings and family homes
- Watch crafts people practicing as blacksmiths, printers, milliners and more using methods from the 1700s
- Travel back in time as you watch historical reenactments by expert interpreters
- Visit two excellent art museums to see artifacts and folk art from colonial America
- Includes admission to as many as six other attractions in the area (if option chosen)
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What You Can Expect
Colonial Williamsburg’s historic area covers more than 300 acres, with 88 original 18th-century structures, plus hundreds of houses, shops and public buildings that have been rebuilt on their original foundations.
Highlights include the Governor's Palace, the mansion where seven British governors lived during colonial times, followed by Patrick Henry and Thomas Jefferson; the Capitol, colonial Virginia’s seat of power; the Magazine, where weapons and gunpowder were stored for the militia; and the Bruton Parish Church, an Anglican Church from 1669 that is still active today.
In addition, you can catch a performance of the Fife and Drum Corps; see the collections at the The DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum and The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum; and learn how 18th-century crafts were made in trade shops including an apothecary, silversmith, blacksmith, tailor and wigmaker. Colonial Williamsburg also boasts a number of excellent dining options as well as small shops.
Choose from two of the following admission tickets, which are valid from one day to one week depending on the option. Colonial Williamsburg and the surrounding area offers so much to do and see that many people return time after time!
Admission to all of Colonial Williamsburg’s historic sites, trade shops, two art museums, with complimentary shuttle service and parking included.
Admission for three consecutive days to all of Colonial Williamsburg’s historic sites and trade shops, two art museums, and includes complimentary shuttle service and parking.
Busch Gardens is an amusement park with rides that include world-class roller-coasters, plus animal shows and live musical revues.
Water Country USA is Virginia’s largest water park, featuring 25 water rides and attractions, plus children’s pools and play areas.
Jamestown Settlement is a living history museum that re-creates daily life in the Jamestown colony. Exhibits include artifacts from the settlement, a Powhatan Native American village, a fort, and three colonial ships from the early 1600s. Jamestown Settlement is a state-operated living-history museum adjacent to the original settlement site, Historic Jamestown.
Historic Jamestown preserves the original site of the Jamestown colony, run by the National Park Service and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Watch archaeologists excavating the site of the 1607 James Fort, and see artifacts that were found here at a gallery nearby.
Yorktown Battlefield, part of the National Park Service, commemorates the site where the final battle for American independence was won. See informative displays at the Visitor Center, tour the battlefield and cemetery, and see historic Yorktown.
Yorktown Victory Center, next to the battlefield but a separate attraction, has a museum that chronicles the entire Revolutionary period, from unrest to the making of the new nation. It also includes a re-created farm from the 1780s, and an army encampment where costumed interpreters show life for American soldiers towards the end of the war.