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Nice visitors center

Plan to start you visit at the visitor's center as it will give you an excellent overview of the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bear H
Williamsburg, Virginia
An excellent trip back in time

We took the driving tours around the Yorktown Battlefield. If you have any interest at all on how... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aurora, Ohio
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1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 30, 2015

The Colonial National Historical Park, operated by the National Park Service, commemorates the beginning of English Colonial history in the New World at Historic Jamestowne and memorializes the end of English Colonial history in the New World at Yorktown. It is interesting to note that...More

11  Thank Maurene_K
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 11, 2007

This review is for the National Park site, not the Victory Center. We went here with 3 kids, ages 5-10 in mid-June. While we enjoyed Williamsburg and Jamestown more, this was still interesting. It helps that the 2 older kids are so into the colonial/revolutionary...More

6  Thank NancyJL
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Plan to start you visit at the visitor's center as it will give you an excellent overview of the battle and how the American with significant French help were able to cause the British surrender.

Thank Bear H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the driving tours around the Yorktown Battlefield. If you have any interest at all on how our Country was founded, this is a great place to start. We took both routes as shown on the map that we picked up at the visitor...More

Thank Mikeshy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Battlefields are amazing and thank goodness since it’s such an important site. Received an AMAZING presentation from Maria the Park Ranger who made it entertaining and accessible .

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm really NOT into military history, but my hubby is, so we had to visit here. I'm glad we did, Park Ranger Marie made the history come alive, on location. Ultimately loved it and gave me a reminder of maybe stuff I learned in school...More

Thank DineRight4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the Battlefield. I didn't remember a lot from history class so many years ago about Yorktown. I have found though that visiting historical sites brings what happened there into focus. Make everything make sense because you can see hoe close everything was....More

Thank JeffM2977
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here some twenty years ago and was upset. Went again a few days ago and was more upset. The victory at Yorktown won our country’s freedom yet this site is treated like it was no big deal. The movie was old and outdated. The...More

1  Thank Jerry W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband is a history buff and loved Yorktown Battlefield. The visitors center has a short movie you can watch as well as a small museum, If you plan on doing the driving tour of the battlefield, pick up the audio tour CD in the...More

Thank Dana S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We expected so much more than we got here. The film at the visitor center explained what had happened at this site and had a boat to walk through, but the grounds were very disappointing. We purchased the audio car tour and finally stopped the...More

1  Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the tour offered by the park rangers, excellent tour! Watched the movie in the visitors center and than the tour, a little over 2 hours, very very informative and interesting! Ranger did a great job, we'd highly recommend it!

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is very good if you are interested in the history. Be it good or bad, depending which side you are on, it is very well presented. Costs are involved but you can get the triangle, which covers three areas if great interest

Thank CheetOwls
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October 18, 2018|
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Response from mcjdolphin | Reviewed this property |
will have to look it up online
Theresa H
September 30, 2018|
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Response from redredwine75 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - yes you can. Recommend downloading a map from the NPS site on Yorktown to get you started on where to go & the order. Each marker also has some placards with historical significant highlights to get you started before... More
Ed S
July 9, 2018|
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Response from Arnold B | Reviewed this property |
There is no app for the battle field car tour. Take your time and go through the museum first and take a few notes. There is so much information in that museum you will not be able to remember at least I didn't. Start on... More