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Colonial National Historical Park

1000 Colonial Pkwy, Yorktown, VA 23690
+1 757-898-2410
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You neve fail to learn something new!

Having visited over many decades, this was a return trip with two granddaughters, now 9 & 11 who... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
vtcc64
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Culpeper
Give yourself plenty of time to explore

This was the second trip my family has made here. Both times we were able to spread our visit out... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
amy m
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Williamstown, New Jersey
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An area of southeast Virginia where the following major historical sites/towns are linked by a 23-mile road: Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1000 Colonial Pkwy, Yorktown, VA 23690
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+1 757-898-2410
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Having visited over many decades, this was a return trip with two granddaughters, now 9 & 11 who were here two years ago. They knew they wanted to visit the palace, the wig maker, and the Milliner for sure. It is good to take the...More

Thank vtcc64
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was the second trip my family has made here. Both times we were able to spread our visit out over a few days. The package deals offered by our hotel made it a good value. Looking at the pricing separately, it seems kinda expensive....More

Thank amy m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to follow history and to walk around. There are several period correct restaurants that can put you back in time. Allow at least half a day to get the most of it. The meals can be expensive but they will be unforgetable.

Thank alex l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Colonial Williamsburg has much fulfilled and unfulfilled potential. What they do well they do superbly. They know how to make history come alive and in doing so they don't have to force it to make it relevant, it just becomes transparently, totally relevant. They know...More

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this place but I think it could do more. As an international visitor it was impossible to use an app. I missed a good map and guide source. They need a rental audio guide and they need a big contextualising film like st...More

Thank J0anneM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been visiting Colonial Willamsburg since 1964. Every year That I return I find something new to learn. Whether you visit the palace, capital building, Barret Hall, eat at a tavern or take a carriage ride there is something for everyone here.

Thank Birdman45
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Colonial Williamsburg was reconstructed using original foundations and plans of each building, street and businesses. The actors portraying the people of the time are very good at what they do. You get the feel of what it was like to live during the period of...More

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Loved this historical park. As a history teacher, I loved every moment of walking the streets of historical Williamsburg. I loved how people are in character in all of the shops and streets. You feel like you stepped back in time...

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We really enjoyed our visit, a step back in time. Carriage ride, open market, shops and history galore.

Thank gbrax
Reviewed 13 June 2017

First a tip: If you visit Yorktown know that if you visit Jamestowne you can get half off your entrance fee to Jamestowne. I was here on a Sunday in June and I think that's a regular deal, nothing special going on. But check for...More

Thank Steve H
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Janet A
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Yes, that is definitely doable. My suggestion though would be to get an early start. Sounds like a good travel plan....have fun!!!
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