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Historic Jamestowne

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“john rolfe”(94 reviews)
Historic Jamestowne is the original site of the first permanent English settlement in America. Ongoing archaeology at the site of James Fort has changed our understanding of the struggles and triumphs of early 1600s life in Virginia. Living history...more
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1368 Colonial Pkwy, Jamestowne, Williamsburg, VA 23081-0001
+1 757-856-1250
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Brilliant talk by the guide and a very interesting project to visit - a counterpoint to the reconstruction in Colonial Williamsburg.

Thank cornwall78888
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our guide Justin knew history, we enjoyed this tour very much, including the archaeological digs and

Thank jerrypet
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Historic Jamestowne (that is, the real Jamestown) is great. You are walking in the footsteps of the settlers of the first English settlement. *Make sure* to go on the Archaeology Walking Tour where you get to sit inside the footprint of the church where Pocahontas...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 4 days ago

The grounds and out buildings are fantastic--the museum is fantastic. I like to go in the Winter when there are fewer people.

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Go to the original settlement not the one with replicas...waste of time and money! Amazing original artifacts and ruins of buildings! My 6th great grandfather was an original settler and one of the councilmen as well as Captain of one of the ships! Don’t miss...More

Thank DeborahK1154
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place was pretty cool but very informative. At the start before we went to the outdoors there is a video and some artifacts. Once outside there's a long walk to the statues and historic locations. There is a man telling the stories from long...More

Thank Carolina C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Historic Jamestowne exceeded our expectations. We were amazed by the artistry at the glass blowing house and really enjoyed the tour of the archeological site! We will be visiting again to see their newest finds!

Thank amberengland612013
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you want special attention at Williamsburg VA, visit the Wyndham Garden. The hotel is near atractions as Bush Garden and the Old Town.

Thank Carl168
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We personally had a much better experience here than at Colonial Williamsburg. Jamestown offered more real historical sites and archeological finds, not just cheesy re-enactments. The archaeological excavations going on in the area were very interesting to learn about. We were able to visit the...More

2  Thank Cameron T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place, seeing the first settlement of this country is amazing and fun. Would recommend to anyone.

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Melanie E E
October 11, 2018|
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Response from LJS757 | Reviewed this property |
There are a number of hotels affiliated with colonial Williamsburg that are within walking distance. Merchant street that adjoins the colonial Williamsburg also have quite a few highly rated restaurants. However, it’s also... More
January 17, 2018|
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Response from Gene H | Reviewed this property |
I would allow at least 3-4 hours at Jamestown. A nice little film followed by a tour of the facilities and just some time to marvel how hardy and tough these folks really were. Their level of endurance was far above what... More
January 2, 2018|
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Response from Chris R | Reviewed this property |
Per the question the answer is accurately yes and no, here are specifics... 1. Interagency Senior, Annual and Colonial Park Pass - $5 Preservation Virginia entrance fee for pass holder and up to three additional adults with... More