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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 today via mobile

We visited in mid March for a family vacation. This was very fun and educational. My daughter (7) learned how our country was formed. All of the staff were amazing. They were very informative and understanding of my son(3). The staff was very knowledgeable of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great safe step back in time. The in-character interpreters were all terrific. One woman in colonial garb jumped into a strident conversation with one family that walked by. they discussed and assumed she and her employer, Wythe, were Loyalists—which she actively objected to. “We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What can I say, this is the thought that continue through my mind the entire 2 1/2 days I spend here. This place is like Disney World for history nerds! You can plan, plan, plan, and you still won't have enough time to see everything!...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Tygerness
Reviewed yesterday

We visited here for a spring break trip. It was not very busy which made it easy to hear all the actors explain their role and teach us about life during the period. Everyone was enthusiastic and friendly. The entire area and all the attractions...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Leslie C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful day in Williamsburg. We opted not to buy a ticket which gains you access to some of the buildings. You are free to wander the streets and grounds. There are carriage and stagecoach rides from people in period dress. Restaurants and shops as well.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank RannJ
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to the landscaped visiting center where a helpful staff gave suggestions. Started early in am and bought discounted veterans ticket and hopped on hop on/off bus. First stop was the Governors Place. Went with a tour guide and got a good view of grounds....More

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

We thought that we'd walk around on our own and not pay for admission. That didn't work too well. So we paid the piper and we are very glad that we did. There are so many dedicated people work all over Colonial Williamsburg that it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank C4636BDdeans
Reviewed 3 days ago

I don't think there's another place on earth like this. There's the history, with much of it free and the rest very reasonable. So much to see and experience. And Busch Gardens, with so many rides and shows, and Water Country. The outlet mall. And...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank MikeTraveled
Reviewed 3 days ago

A pleasant walk into the past that in a small way helps you realize what life was like in the early part of this great country's life. It can be a humbling awakening of how much harder life was and how much was sacrificed for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank HGW1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We walked around the first day, without going in the buildings, and enjoyed the restaurants. The second day, we paid for everyone and went back to the buildings that looked the most interesting. We loved the apothecary!!!!!!

Date of experience: March 2019
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March 15, 2019|
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Response from S1393TUronaldc | Reviewed this property |
There are buses at Colonial Williamsburg that tour the historical part and I believe they are handicap friendly. Whatever place you decide you are interested in to stay at then i would call that place and inquire as to their... More
March 14, 2019|
Response from powermastery | Reviewed this property |
Colonial Williamsburg is a rebuilt recreation of the buildings and space as it was back in its beginnings. The actors in the shops and houses are there to inform and entertain you whether answering questions or showing you... More
February 21, 2019|
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Response from hellerado | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know. Google it. Sorry