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Colonial Williamsburg

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Colonial Williamsburg is the only place that takes you back in time to the dawn of America. This isn't just a place where things once happened. They're happening, right now, here in the 18th century. We're the place where the idea of our country is...more
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101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4565
+1 855-392-8473
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a great trip. Walking Colonial Williamsburg was very nice and very informative about our country's beginning.

Thank Deborah T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We got there with only a couple hours to look around, thankfully they offered 1/2 price military discount otherwise it would have been full price for 2 hours. We choose the governors mansion and the capital building. Hopped on the shuttle, then a short walk...More

Thank Kim K
Reviewed yesterday

I was terribly disappointed with Williamsburg. It was like going to Knott's Berry Farm when I was a kid.

Thank Teaesq
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Family fun trip rich with history, beautiful setting . Clean grounds , knowledgeable people . Love the history. Apsoulety beautiful

Thank Michael G
Reviewed yesterday

A lovely place to stroll and see live history. Many aspects that make for a wonderful field trip for the whole family. A bit pricy.

Thank Laurie R
Reviewed yesterday

We loved strolling without tons of people crowding us off the sidewalk. There were a few characters and reenactments for this time of year and the weather was nice and cool without a need for a heavy jacket. Even though there were lots of places...More

Thank Notashlee
Reviewed 2 days ago

After visiting for over 50 years, I found Williamsburg getting better & better! Listened to & questioned skilled Nation Builders Washington & Jefferson & other historical characters. Participated in a trial of a colonial soldier for treason in alternate world where the British had defeated...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of buildings to tour through with excellent docents and volunteers wearing the costumes of the day and givin tons of info and insite into what it was like living in that time period. Not enough places to get a snack and only one sit...More

Thank veniceexplorer
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the grandkids there, had a great time. Very interesting, the kids learned a great deal. Off to Bush gardens tomorrow and Friday!

Thank Timslain
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went at night for the ghost tour. I'm not a big believer but now i'm not so sure. I got some incredible pictures that I have no explanation for. At first glance they were no big deal,but after coming home and blowing them up...More

Thank David T
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Paul W
October 19, 2018|
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
We took the boys there when they were probably 8-10. Walking around and going into the buildings seemed to keep there attention. Plus fresh baked cookies and a horse carriage ride helped. Summertime brings Nush Gardens in... More
Michele A
September 28, 2018|
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Response from Ruth M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is all outdoors, you can arrive, stay, leave as long as you want. A delightful day!!!!
September 25, 2018|
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Response from Jonathan R | Reviewed this property |
You can walk the street free of charge anytime. But if you want to enter buildings/museums than you have to have a pass. From the visitor center I think it’s not a bad walk but there are shuttles that you might need the... More