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Colonial Williamsburg

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Colonial Williamsburg Admission
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Colonial Williamsburg Admission
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Colonial Williamsburg is the only place that takes you back in time to the dawn of America. This isn't just a place where things once happened. They're happening, right now, here in the 18th century. We're the place where the idea of our country is...more
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101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4565
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Reviewed yesterday

Started at the Visitors' Centre, to get our tickets and were helped by an extremely pleasant and patient young lady! My friends spent the day walking around and had a wonderful time watching the colonial artisans; dipping in and out of shops and eateries. If...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jilly G
Reviewed yesterday

Great historic place! They tell you precise stories of what happened when and are even dressed for the role :) Do buy the ticket to go inside the buildings though!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Every history buff will love it here ! The people dressed in costume were both knowledgeable and friendly . Loved hearing Thomas Jefferson speak and visit the court in action . Ate a sandwich and baked goods from the Bakery that were really good ....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Sheree S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our first time here, and we had a blast. My recommendation is to call them direct to get the best understanding of the activities available. I was a bit confused about how the ticketing worked there, and decided to go to the source. Best decision...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank RedRunner71
Reviewed 2 days ago

We arriveed at visitor center and took shuttle over to the old town. Be prepared to do some walking as the town is larger than I thought originally. We went in March so the weather can be unpredictable. In out case the weather was perfect....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tashunka1
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is a lot to do here. The shuttle buses were very convenient and the museums/tours were great. I would go here again.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ruralcamper
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We absolutely LOVED Colonial Williamsburg! There was always so much going on, including a marching Drum & Fife group, an 18th century drama production, talks available in many buildings, cannons being fired, horse and carriage rides, and a beautiful art museum. I was extremely impressed...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ImKlem1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I want to come back here. I underestimated the charm of this town and how much it has to offer. I want to come back here with my family for at least a week. Great museums and buildings to visit. There is a lot of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank O6378WFannag
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our tours of the Governor’s Palace and House of Burgesses. Guides were informative and well versed in their history and characters here and at the other historic buildings. The crafts people are actually performing all the skills of the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank RalphiesGoddess
Reviewed 4 days ago

My boyfriend and I spent about a day and a half in Colonial Williamsburg; we stayed in an on-site property, so got a multiday ticket for $34 each. The people of Colonial Williamsburg are fantastic--knowledgeable about a variety of topics related to the area, and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Lee S
May 9, 2019|
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Response from ajayhawkfan | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any scooters while there. BTW the cobblestone streets would make it hard to ride one.
May 2, 2019|
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Response from peter b | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how much you want to spend. The Williamsburg Inn and the Williamsburg Lodge are VERY convenient and almost in the middle of the restored area. All you need to do is walk a little and you are in the midst of... More
April 3, 2019|
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Response from David T | Reviewed this property |
Do the ghost walk in the evening. not expensive and bring a camera. Lots of fun.