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Jamestown Settlement

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2110 Jamestown Rd, Route 31 S, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to the Jamestown Settlement the first day after we arrived. Very close and had no problem getting my veteran discount. The were guides to explain many details of the forts and buildings. Found the information very useful and added to our knowledge of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Conestoga557
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful experience for all ages, both young and old! Very nice museum, the Indian village is informative along with the village that the settlers may have lived like. But the best was the three ships. When in port you are allowed to go inside. What...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 405joef
Reviewed 3 days ago

I am still so excited that we took this trip. We were able to find information on ancester that we knew and found some we did not know we had. We spent 9 days exploring Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown. Fascinating!! So exciting to stand in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Becci B
Reviewed 3 days ago

My daughter loves this place! We have to come here every time we are in the area. It is a great experience for adults and kids. The employees have a great knowledge of the history that took place here. The museum is clean and very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 739terris
Reviewed 4 days ago

A lot of history to walk around and see and read. I went twice during the Military through the ages (08 - present). Enjoyable to talk to people about those years and see how they lived and dealt with life.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Michael R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We love going to the Jamestown Settlement. We've been twice with kids 10 and 12 the first time and 12 and 14 the second time. We enjoyed the indoor museum part and really enjoy the outdoor part. This time, it was the Military Through the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's been years since we've been here and we really enjoyed seeing all the improvements since the big four hundred years Centennial. However many of the displays did not have any artifacts on display or works-in-progress. We were very disappointed in this. Otherwise we would...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RondiF
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the actual Jamestown location and then we went to the Settlement, a recreation of the settlement. I enjoyed the Settlemtnt and the staff in costume. Everyone was very friendly and willing to share information. We enjoyed it and I know children will enjoy...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Camcarmen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is so much to like about Jamestown Settlement. The high quality reproductions of the fort, Powhatan village, and ships; the well done complex with excellent cafe and interactive museum; the knowledgeable staff; the what appears to be a well-meaning attempt to highlight women, African,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
3  Thank E5582FWnicolam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun day trip with or without kids. We really enjoyed all the demonstrations and information from the staff. The museum has a lot of artifacts and is well put together. Plan to spend at least half a day to see everything.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Kevin L
24 July 2018|
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Response from Jodi H | Reviewed this property |
Parts of the museum are indoors and part are outdoors. All of the interactive parts are outdoors. So if you have a break in the rain, you can go out. For us, the outdoor experience was great! The inside is typical museum... More
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23 July 2018|
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Response from sickelmore | Property representative |
No. Ships are free with admission.
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MommaGiiGii
30 June 2018|
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Response from N9122RYdavidh | Reviewed this property |
Historic Jamestown is the actual site. That is where the archeologists are, finding new things all the time. It is part of the National Park System. Jamestown Settlement is run by the State of Virginia. Everything there is a... More
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