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Colonial Williamsburg Admission

Williamsburg, United States
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9 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English


Discover Colonial Williamsburg and experience all this renowned historic city City has to offer. Learn about life in colonial America and the American Revolution. Enjoy the historical reenactments and theatrical performances, the vibrant gardens and art museums, plus guided and self-guided tours of the original 18th-century buildings and homes and personal interaction with the townspeople. Parking is included.
  • Choose the Colonial Williamsburg pass for 1 or multi-day. Vouchers are valid until the end of the calendar year
  • Upgrade your experience with the America's Historic Triangle option: seven consecutive days' admission to Colonial Williamsburg, Historic Jamestowne, Jamestown Settlement, Yorktown Victory Center, and Yorktown Battlefield
  • Learn about life in colonial America and the American Revolution
  • Tour 18th-century government buildings and family homes
  • Watch tradespeople 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
Admission to all of Colonial Williamsburg’s historic sites, trade shops and art museums, with complimentary shuttle service and parking, are included in your voucher. 
A day at Colonial Williamsburg begins at the Regional Visitor Center. Find the latest information on current activities and events and plan your visit to this renowned historical city. Watch the film Williamsburg—the Story of a Patriot for an introduction to the history of Williamsburg.
From here, it’s a short walk across the pedestrian bridge to life in the 18th century. Colonial Williamsburg covers more than 300 acres, with 88 original 18th-century buildings, plus hundreds of homes, stores and public buildings that have been rebuilt on their original foundations. Meet the townspeople, tradespeople, shopkeepers, political figures, women and the enslaved who call Williamsburg home. Learn about their hopes, struggles and fears in these uncertain times. Explore the challenges of daily life set against the backdrop of revolution and look for opportunities to play a role as a citizen of colonial Williamsburg.
At the Governor's Palace, enter the years immediately before the Revolution and experience the grandeur of royal government in Virginia just before its collapse. Step into the tumultuous year of 1776 at the Capitol, colonial Virginia’s seat of power. Experience the stark contrasts of freedom and slavery at the house of one of the most prominent families in Virginia at the Peyton Randolph House. Watch a blacksmith take a red-hot iron from the fire of his forge and, with hammer in hand, beat it into a variety of tools, hardware and weapons at Anderson’s Blacksmith Shop and Public Armoury.
See how and where the residents of Williamsburg made a living. Explore the buildings where revolutionary ideas were born, discussed and disputed. Get an intimate glimpse into 18th-century life with an invitation to enter local homes and gardens.
Hungry? Enjoy a mixture of restaurants, bars, lounges and cafés, for a historically inspired family meal or an intimate evening of creative cuisine. There are also more than 20 unique stores for the perfect gift, souvenir or addition to any home.

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Viator Traveler's Reviews

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gail v
, May 2018

The vast amount of history in this area is beyond amazing. We did the historic triangle and it was well worth the money. We spent four full days between the 3 areas.

Clyde Y
, Mar 2018

The Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown Visitor Centers are great. The opportunity to view a film prior to visiting the exhibits gives people a good idea about what they will see and ideas about what they will look for.

Steve C
, Dec 2017

Lots of fun with the kids. They learned a lot and enjoyed themselves.God to go on vacation where you can have fun AND learn about your country.

elizabeth c
, Oct 2017

Spent 1 day in each. Very quaint places. Thought they could have had more reenactments in Jamestown.

Mark C
, Sep 2017

For history enthusiasts, this place must be added to your list- especially the museum of 1770 life.

Rachel F
, Aug 2017

I took 5 kids with me ages 8 to 16 and they all had a great time. There really is somehing for everyone, as long as there is curiosity and interest in learning.

Corbin C
, Aug 2017

This was the best thing for our trip. We got our badges at the visitor center the first day and then went to see everything. We purchased the 7 day pass which gave us entry to everything. Well worth the money.

Charles T
, Aug 2017

We spent 2 days touring the exhibits and demonstrations in Colonial Williamsburg and loved it even with the rain on the first day. We had come prepared with rain gear so we were able to spend the day walking to many of the exhibits because they are in the buildings and as a result the show went on. The second day was a vacation dream with Sunny skies, mild temperatures and a light breeze and that made it perfect for one of the carriage rides with the informative driver whose demeanor fit the experience perfectly. We were able to interact with several of the artisans, craftspeople and presenters and I must complement all for the excellent presentations we were able to witness. This would be a great adult excursion or family exploration to get a feel for where the United States came from.

Michael N M
, Jul 2017

If you love history, you will love Williamsburg. Lots to do and see.

, Jul 2017

You will need admission to visit this wonderful historical part of our USA past. By purchasing you Viator admission voucher before you go will by-pass long lines and get you touring this marvelous part of our country's history.

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