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Colonial Williamsburg

101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4565
+1 855-392-8473
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Discover Colonial Williamsburg and become a citizen of the Revolutionary City. Engage with the local community and experience firsthand the daily struggles of wartime. Explore our art museums, unleash your kids' inner colonists, tee off a game of golf, or relax and unwind at the Spa. Stay at one of the official Colonial Williamsburg hotels, with a variety of opportunities to shop and dine, and you'll never want to leave.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4565
+1 855-392-8473

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The trip was okay. I saw some authentic looking homes and businesses. The people were very nice. We didn't buy tickets and just walked around so we didn't see the shows.

Thank soslone1
Reviewed yesterday

This is our third year going to W-Burg. And we still haven't seen everything. We stayed at the Lodge and the staff are phenomenal. The wait staff for Breakfast and lunch are very accommodating.

Thank maureendeblasio
Reviewed 2 days ago

You will need 2 or 3 days to see and do everything. And some of the areas that I have enjoyed the most weren't areas that I was even interested in seeing that much. The historians that are working as interpreters are so knowledge about...More

Thank Tami M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We didn't pay for the extras since we have little ones (3 1/2 & 1 1/2) so we walked around and enjoyed the animals and all the shops! Our girls just loved it! So much to do and see! Such a wonderful piece of history!!

Thank kody76
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You could stay here a month and not see everything. There was so much to see, we didn't even see everything we wanted in 3 days. We had an infant in a car seat and we had to leave this outside almost every site. That...More

Thank Brittany U
Reviewed 2 days ago

Colonial Williamsburg is a Dream come true! What makes Colonial Williamsburg so wonderful is the staff. The staff is knowledgeable, polite, and eager to make your trip the best. Everyone in Williamsburg is so helpful . I cannot wait to we come back to come...More

1  Thank Helen J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Colonial Williamsburg is a must visit place. The history is so rich, the shopping is amazing and the restaurants are top rate.

Thank danapf
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was my first time in Williamsburg, so I wasn't sure what to expect. My first tip is to perhaps purchase your tickets beforehand if possible. They do have two separate lines...one for internet purchases and one for others. The internet line seemed to move...More

Thank stephanieg51
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our group of 5 joined other families to take on this major challenge- Escape the King! It was held in the jail which added a bit of fear and darkness. One of the interpreters stayed with us and the other definitely played the villain- with...More

Thank Melaney68
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the few places where no vehicles are allowed most of the time. You can walk among restored historical buildings. Right next to the college of William & Mary is a Living History Lesson. All the workers are dressed in period outfits and speak...More

Thank eorch83182
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10 July 2017|
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Response from Alexandra R | Reviewed this property |
You could really spend an entire week between colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown. Give yourself at least two days in colonial Williamsburg. Bring lots of water and snacks as the food is expensive in the lines are... More
Latoya M
6 July 2017|
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Response from jorodo1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and no..... to just walk around the old area is free but to go in any of the buildings you must have a badge. I would get a 3 day pass. Its a little cheaper but gets you into everything during the day. It takes some... More
Teresa H
5 July 2017|
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Response from ILGroup | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure you have to purchase tickets to go into the historic district & that's where the actors are.