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Wren Building

West End of Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA
+1 757-221-1540
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A Must See

A very interesting and informative sight. This is a place that should not be missed. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
georgez81
Beautiful old Church

One of the oldest buildings on the College of William and Mary and thus one of the oldest in the... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Levon M
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Cary, North Carolina
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West End of Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA
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"college of william and mary"
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"great hall"
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"self guided tour"
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"organ concert"
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"united states"
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"small chapel"
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"president's house"
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"colonial williamsburg"
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"student guide"
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"sunken garden"
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"duke of gloucester street"
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"open to the public"
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"free tour"
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"rich history"
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"bruton parish"
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"beautiful campus"
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"lots of history"
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

A very interesting and informative sight. This is a place that should not be missed. Lots of history to see, the docent tour was wonderful.

Thank georgez81
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

One of the oldest buildings on the College of William and Mary and thus one of the oldest in the country. Beautiful place to see. We didn't get to see any of the concerts. A lot of history in this building.

Thank Levon M
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Definitely make time while visiting town to take in the free (small donation requested) 10 a.m. organ concert, it was lovely.

Thank srs3k
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

A special place. Try to make an organ recital here. Truly an amazing experience. Take time to read the history of the chapel and take in the beauty of the setting.

Thank SherriG872
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Be sure and drop in to hear about the rich history of this historic building, dating from colonial times. Docent has so much information to share, worth taking the time to listen. Can see where George Washington sat, as well as other famous founding fathers...More

Thank EileenK954
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Every Saturday that we are in Williamsburg we go to the Wren Chapel to hear Rebecca Davey give a historic organ concert. She always presents some great music and gives detail of the organ, pieces she is playing and some history lesson. This is a...More

Thank Debra M
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

A must to always see. We attended 2 concerts in the building - loved both. The chapel pews do hurt the back while the other side just has benches.

Thank MomBarbara
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

I consider the Wren building to be the iconic symbol of the College of William and Mary so we were delighted to discover that not only could we take a peek inside but also attend a special organ concert scheduled in the chapel for Saturday...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

One of the most famous and oldest buildings. Thomas Jefferson was here is the motto. A beautiful building still in use. Has a chapel

Thank Chinapjs
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

One of the oldest educational buildings in America still in use. Filled with history. Guides available for tour or questions.

Thank Jo L
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