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Jamestown Settlement

2110 Jamestown Rd, Route 31 S, Williamsburg, VA 23185
757-253-4838
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Ranked #7 of 52 Attractions in Williamsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Atlanta, Georgia, Usa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

I was most impressed with the recreation of the Jamestown Settlement. I especially enjoyed the Indian village and the lovely huts that are built. The children visiting appeared to really enjoy this attraction. The costume worn by the workers were lovely and they looked so authentic. The boats were most impressive and the stories told made me feel like I... More

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Springfield, VA
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19 attraction reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We took our 6 year old granddaughter to Jamestown Settlement and she had a wonderful time. She enjoyed the hands on experiences at the Powhatan Village. We watched a canon demonstration at the boats and we participated in a spearing demonstration at the fort. We didn't have time to go to the museum this time, although my husband and I... More

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Mesa, AZ
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95 reviews 95 reviews
42 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We were pleasantly surprised by the Jamestown Settlement. It is amazingly well done and maintained. There is the Indian village recreation, what amazing structures they built, the Jamestown settlement recreation of buildings, and the boat replicas. A great way to see what the lives of these brave people were really like, both Indian and settlers. The ships really put the... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

The boats were interesting, the area wheee the Indian huts were ok..workers were a bit un engaging but perhaps they were dying from the heat. If you go in the summer go when they first open and skip the movies and inside museum but rather go outside first then return to the Air conditioned building to do the movie and... More

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Pa
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

We were lucky enough to get there in time to go along on an hour long tour given by one of the head archaeologists. It was so interesting and informative. You could tell that he really loved his work and talking about it. We went back the next day to see a reenactment of the marriage of Pocahontas and John... More

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Holden, Massachusetts
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18 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

A word of caution. As you head for Historic Jamestowne (a National Park) you will come to the Jamestown Settlement (a large brick building and a Virginia State Park) first. There are separate admissions to both. Oh, and although they don't list it you can get a 10% discount at the Jamestown Settlement for Seniors 62 and over and for... More

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USA
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

My daughter who is 7 loved the reenactment of the powhatan Indian village and the fort...the actors were friendly and knowledgeable. If you do not want to do alot of walking and have less time to spend at colonial Williamsburg. This is a nice place to visit. This is not the national park service where the actual Jamestown site is... More

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Broomall, Pa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

We visited jamestown settlement and stopped for lunch. The chicken salad was served on a grain bread. It was very fresh and hearty. Would recommend.

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Washington, DC
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Way cooler than a typical museum. Recreated Indian village, boats, and a fort make this way better for kids than most educational spots. We didn't get to stay very long and we will definitely go back.

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Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

I went here as a kid a few times and decided to visit again; it was as I remembered it. My two nephews 6 & 4yrs come here often and enjoy it. The historical interpreters walking around in the period costumes are knowledgeable and engaging. They have tours if you want or you can walk through on your own.

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