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Having never visited Virginia before, we were basing our expectations on reviews of the area and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Grace M
St. Johns, Florida
Revolutionary War history

First, I have to say that I was disappointed at how little they talk about the Civil War battle... read more

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1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Having never visited Virginia before, we were basing our expectations on reviews of the area and were pleasantly surprised at every turn. The reviews I read made it seem like you could see Yorktown Battlefield, American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and Jamestown Settlement in 1...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, I have to say that I was disappointed at how little they talk about the Civil War battle that occurred here. But I understand that the Revolutionary War battle was so much more important. Theres a nice film to watch explaining the battle and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really had a great experience. The visitors center is very nice. We took the auto tour. We bought the CD which was very good. It was well narrated. It allowed us to get out and walk through the site if we wanted to. We...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Steve V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I started a very cold day at Yorktown. The museum is very interesting, and the movie tells you the basics of what you need to know to understand what was playing out. The true gem of this park is the guided tour...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

The Ranger was the highlight of this visit! So knowledgeable and great to hear the stories and ask questions vs. just doing the car tour. Tip: make sure before you buy the cd for your car tour, you make sure your rental car has a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Not much to see but the Ranger was great at telling everything that happened here and where it happened. He pointed out very well where it happened around the visitors center.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Donald I
Reviewed December 11, 2018

A quaint museum and a beautiful driving tour. The town of Yorktown is definitely worth a trip too. It's not as crowded as Williamsburg and perfect for solo travelers or groups.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tabitha S
Reviewed December 7, 2018

We took a nice drive down the Colonial Parkway to Yorktown. We watched the movie and then took an excellent one hour tour given by Taylor Aikens. He gave a most interesting talk and went back several years before the battle in 1781 and took...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

We spent a half hour with the Red Coat, teaching us all about the battle that took place in and around Yorktown. It was a cold day so the lecture started inside for about an hour. At that point we went outside to see and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Diane K
Reviewed November 27, 2018

My husband and I visited the Yorktown Battlefield on Thanksgiving weekend. We found the introductory film and the little museum interesting, but the best part of our day was the outstanding tour (1 1/2 hours) led by the extraordinarily knowledgeable Park Ranger, Maria. She opened...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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February 18, 2019|
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Response from jcrees2 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Along with the Museum, I would invest in roughly 3-4 Hours to fully appreciate everything!
October 18, 2018|
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Response from AsterixTheCat | Reviewed this property |
Unsure. But I would guess a battlefield map of Yorktown is likely on the internet somewhere...
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