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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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Great Re-creation and Museum

This is an excellent re-creation with reenacters who dress in period costumes and show you how the people lived and worked. They have a full size mock up of the Jamestown fort, a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Morgantown, West Virginia, United States

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Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This is an excellent re-creation with reenacters who dress in period costumes and show you how the people lived and worked. They have a full size mock up of the Jamestown fort, a Powhatan village, and the three ships that carried the settlers across the ocean. They also have a very good, quite large museum. Helps to understand what things... More 

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tampa,fl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This visit begins with a helpful film and museum. The settlement is divided into 4 areas, each reconstructed in precise sized and dimension so that children can see how small the boats were: they can walk into the dwellings and talk to inhabitants as well as to native Indians.

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Cold Spring, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Jamestown settlement has a nice museum and recreation of the original settlement. Our kids seemed to enjoy the displays and character actors. Going through the boat was probably everyone in our groups favorite spot. It is worth the price which is relatively cheap.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

A combination of museum and recreated environments. The Museum takes the visitor from pre-Columbian Virginia through Colonial times. Not only offering the history of the indigenous people, but also the politics that shaped America. This attraction should appeal to history buffs as well as children with the reconstructed fort and sailing ships.

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Excellent visit. Great for kids and such an important part of history. The museum area is excellent. A great way to spend a few hours. The outside encampments are also strong.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Separate from the other attraction, this one is just as good and run by the national park service. Found the staff to be friendly and helpful. My advice, do both.

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Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

So much fun for my teenagers! Went on 2 ships, saw a movie, saw the settlement with ease! Very clean. Wheelchair friendly.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

My wife and I visited the Jamestown Settlement two weeks ago. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Upon arrival we purchased the day pass for the settlement only, although, there are options to purchase the exhibits of Yorktown as well. From the beginning, we enjoyed hour educational the Settlement's exhibits proved to be. Activities ranging from The theater, James Fort, Powhatan Indian... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We purchased the combo for Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown victory center. It was a better deal then buying them separately and it's worth going to both of them, it's not the same thing. This place is divided in to two parts, inside and outside. if you are limited in time, go to the outside part. We started with the movie... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

enjoyed the introduction movie and all the info in the building before you go outside to see an actual indian settlement, jamestown settlement and the ships. Folks working the areas are very informative and can answer any question. Kids enjoyed being able to touch, enter, explore everything. Very well done and worth the money.

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Additional Information about Jamestown Settlement

Address: 2110 Jamestown Rd, Route 31 S, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone Number: 757-253-4838
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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