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Colonial Williamsburg

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101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4565
+1 855-392-8473
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Discover Colonial Williamsburg and become a citizen of the Revolutionary City. Engage with the local community and experience firsthand the daily struggles of wartime. Explore our art museums, unleash your kids' inner colonists, tee off a game of golf, or relax and unwind at the Spa. Stay at one of the official Colonial Williamsburg hotels, with a variety of opportunities to shop and dine, and you'll never want to leave.
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101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4565
+1 855-392-8473
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I knew very little about this period in History but was eager to learn. From the moment we arrived we were immersed in American life just prior to the revolution.The size of the place is awe inspiring, with something interesting to be seen in every...More

Thank sooz_1957
Reviewed 2 days ago

I recently returned from yet another visit to Colonial Williamsburg. We had a wonderful time as usual. Highlights: Colonial Ax Throwing! Hollywood would lead you to believe that axes were used in battle during this timeframe, but actually they were thrown for sport. So for...More

Thank allthewrightstuff
Reviewed 2 days ago

Anyone who is a history buff will love visiting Williamsburg. The Re-enactors seem to enjoy what they do, and so do their audiences! (One annoyance is that some people find it impossible to avoid talking throughout the stories and performances, but that is no fault...More

Thank sandora415
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is so much to see here - a full day required at a minimum. Watching milliners, coopersmiths, blacksmiths, seemstresses use their skills in the manner of the period was fascinating. You can ride a horse-drawn carriage; watch a fife and drum corps perform; eatin...More

Thank ericsosnowski
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There's a lot to do and see here! We took a carriage ride around the city which was a nice way to get a feel of the area. My kids loved going into the shops and learning about the different trades, especially the brick yard...More

Thank alopez7784
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been to Williamsburg numerous times and am always surprised at what it has to offer. Love the fact that you can walk all around without paying anything and only need to get a pass if you decide to actually go through the buildings....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved all the history. The horse carriage ride was nice but extra. Definitely take the Governors Palace & the Capital building tours. They are including in the ticket. Wish everything was open at the same time though. It was quite only having some things open...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This should be on everyone's bucket list. There are professional characters (George Washington, Martha Washington, Ann Blair, Mr. Carter, Benjamin Franklin and many others) roaming throughout the city. The next time we go I am going to try and do a better job of finding...More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 3 days ago

And take a horse and carraige ride, it was really beautiful! Go to the services on Sunday at the hurch, it is a lovely experiene, and then just walk around. Great day and then go over the street and eat at the Trellis-it's awexome

Thank Lesliemomof6
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very good day out where you basically live in history. The staff are dressed in period costumes and explain to you how it was as if you were living in history. There is more than enough to keep you going for a day with...More

Thank H4mmy
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Latoya M
7 September 2017|
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Response from brenda w | Reviewed this property |
We parked for free behind the stores off street parking. Printed confirmation is good. Enjoy yourselves, it is a fun and unique place to visit.
Steve C
2 September 2017|
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Lynne Y
31 August 2017|
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Response from GCros14 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. You can check the Colonial Williamsburg website. When we were there, there were activities for the kids to do.