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Jamestown Settlement

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Address: 2110 Jamestown Rd, Route 31 S, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone Number: 757-253-4838
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We really enjoyed Jamestown Settlement and our kids had a wonderful time being hands on with the Fort, the ships and all of the Native American displays. This is our second visit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed Jamestown Settlement and our kids had a wonderful time being hands on with the Fort, the ships and all of the Native American displays. This is our second visit and we enjoyed both equally. The highlight was watching a 1600 era musket being fired in the fort.

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Leesburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We visited at the end of August 2015 and i was pleasantly surprised. The volunteers were knowledgeable and willing to answer questions. I like learning things when I visit sites, and this was good in that respect. They had demonstrations of various methods, like canoe making, weaving, etc. You could also tour the replica ships and ask questions. The fort... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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105 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the tour of the settlement very much, but unfortunately it started to rain in the middle and we were not able to board the ships. Our tour guides were very interesting and we enjoyed seeing how the Indians lived. Kids will enjoy it a lot.

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Chalfont, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

If you are fascinated with American history visiting Jamestown is a must. From witnessing a cannon shot, boarding ships from that era, visiting a fort and Indian village. But I am a history buff and also enjoyed the main building with its artifacts and brief movies. A good time had by all at reasonable prices.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We loved seeing all of the building footprints, chapel, cemetery and lovely view right on the river. The kids enjoyed the statue of Pocahontas but were less impressed than the adults at this location.

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Sonning Common, Berks
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is an excellent attraction. We all enjoyed the three replica ships and the enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers. The fort is also excellent, with lots to see and do. Less popular with the kids, but for me the highlight, was the very well laid our visitor centre and museum. Packed full of interesting and historic items, it also makes a... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Fairly interesting place. It did not take long to explore. The outdoor areas are all replicas or re-creations so it didn't feel like real history. In the Indian village the actors/interpreters were wearing Indian clothing but they weren't Indian so it looked silly to me.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

When we were on the ferry riding over to Jamestown we could see the ships and it was so exciting to know we were looking at History and was going to be able to see it first hand

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Topeka, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

A good place to stop, see the sights, visit the ships that made the maiden voyage to the new world on their business adventure. There is reenactment of an Indian village, farming village, the shipping area. Museum and guides are great. Would highly recommend doing a guided tour, then going on your own. Be sure to spend time in the... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great fun for families and children, we love to take our family and friends here who are visiting. It is especially fun for children with the interactive activities.

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