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“Amazing how history can be so interesting”

Historic Jamestowne
Ranked #3 of 107 things to do in Williamsburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Historic Jamestowne is the original site of the first permanent English settlement in America. Ongoing archaeology at the site of James Fort has changed our understanding of the struggles and triumphs of early 1600s life in Virginia. Living history programs and an archaeology museum tell the story of this dramatic rediscovery. The site is jointly administered by the National Park Service and Preservation Virginia.
Reviewed April 4, 2018

This was my favorite place in Williamsburg. Very interesting for adults and kids. Loved seeing what was new from the last time we were there. We will return!

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Was a little disappointed. The time of the year may have had something to do the lack of staffing of the displays.

Thank Delbert B
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We were here many years ago and so much has changed. The excavations continue and the staff so willing to share. A great experience!

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

This was our first trip to Jamestown. The museum along with the living museum were excellent. We learned facts about the early Virginia settlers, their life and the Revolutionary War.

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

This place felt magical. It was amazing to stand in the actual place where the settlers landed and see their church and hear their stories. There was an actress who told a story that was the best I have heard in all of the sites I have visited in Virginia. The museum there also had some amazing artifacts including some skeletal remains of "Jane". Lots to learn and experience here.

Thank Cindy H
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