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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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Colonial Williamsburg City Tour

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Took our grandchildren here along with colonial Williamsburg as as an educational foray into American colonial history. The kids were delighted by the way in which the history of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Took our grandchildren here along with colonial Williamsburg as as an educational foray into American colonial history. The kids were delighted by the way in which the history of our early settlers was presented with hands on capability---Indian village, ships and fort were especially interesting. The museum presented a good overview of erly pioneer life and the difficulties settlers faced.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

My family really enjoyed this place, we would highly recommed it. Great family place and my children have learned a lot of history.

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Cumberland, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Tip #1- Go to Historic Jamestown first and then visit Jamestown Settlement. Yes, they are 2 different sites. Jamestown Settlement will make more sense if you did Historic Jamestown first. Great place for interaction and talking to the interpreters. Our son loved it. We choose to meander the site on our own. They do have tours. We only briefly purused... More 

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Huntington, West Virginia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I would say that this is the best bang for your buck in the whole area. My family always has a blast as you get to walk back in time. Lots of things to see and do. Employees are always good at getting you to help them out and making your visit lots of fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We had kids ages 5-13 years old and they all loved it! There is a museum you go through when you first get there that tells you the story of the first pilgrims that came to Jamestown. It also tells you about the Powhatten Indian Tribe that was already living on the land when the pilgrims got their. After the... More 

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Washington, D.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The Jamestowne Settlement is a replica of Jamestowne in 1607. The historical site is located about a mile away. The settlement helps provide insight to how the settlers and Powhatan Indians lived during that time period. I recommend visiting both the settlement and historical site to get the full experience. The day was beautiful and the staff was very friendly.The... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Jamestown Settlement provides an excellent experience for people of all ages. The exhibits are very interactive and informative and include an Indian village, a historic fort, and replicas of the original ships that brought men to the East Coast in 1607. There are very knowledgable staff members throughout the venue. There is even a nice cafe if you are there... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

what a great learning experience. There was so much that I did not know about those happenings that I do now. The three replica ships were fantastic. Seeing the living conditions and learning their stories. This is a first class destination for entertaining learning.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We had a great time at Jamestown Settlement. Just some advice that we didn't understand when we bought tickets (bought tickets at Yorktown Victory Center)....Jamestown Settlement and Historic Jamestowne are two separate tickets. That wasn't explained a Yorktown Victory Center (maybe they are better at explaining at Jamestown Settlement). We spent a full day at Jamestown Settlement, the gallery takes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Living History Excellence!!! In three hours on site, we had wonderful conversations with no less than fifteen living history interpreters -all very knowledgeable and accessible. The settlement itself is wonderfully organized as to touring with a ship area, a English settlement area and an native American village area. But if raining or a very hot day- there is a huge... More 

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