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Colonial Williamsburg Wetherburn Tavern

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Very interesting and worth a visit

Authentic, full of history. The guide was fabulous and knew a great amount. Furnishings were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Petronius X
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Virginia
Nice place

This is also a great place to stop and hear the history about the tavern. The tour guide was very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
keith193
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Vienna, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Authentic, full of history. The guide was fabulous and knew a great amount. Furnishings were authentic; stories were historically accurate... Highly recommend your seeing this.

Thank Petronius X
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is also a great place to stop and hear the history about the tavern. The tour guide was very good and funny.

Thank keith193
Reviewed September 1, 2018

As you explore colonial Williamsburg, there are numerous taverns to see and visit. This is one of the old taverns that has tour guides take you through explaining and teaching more history about colonial times. taverns were very important back then and very common.

Thank jwmcrazynurse
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

This was a great tour. This is not a modern eating establishment - it’s a museum. Instead of a boring docent speech about politics and rumors, we learned about how life worked in a tavern, what typical customers were like, what the accommodations offered, how...More

Thank Mielmonster
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Who knew that tavern's played a vital role during colonial times. The guide will share with you what tavern owners had to do to get their "permit/ license" to become a tavern, what goes into being classified as a tavern, and some of the daily...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed July 16, 2018

It was very interesting learning about how the colonials traveled and lived at the tavern. We had a very good tour guide who explained/showed us the unique aspects of the tavern.

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Reviewed July 2, 2018

Wetherburn's Tavern tours are run by volunteers and they are very willing to give information. A very indepth tour giving a look into what colonial era taverns were, and what one could expect while staying there. Note that volunteer run tours are usually a bit...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Interesting building, one of the original buildings in Williamsburg. The Volunteer Staffer was very knowledgeable and made the tour interesting.

Thank Rebeljan
Reviewed February 24, 2018

This was one of the few Colonial Williamsburg historic sites that was not self-guided. They offered guided tours every 15 minutes. The guide was not a re-enactor, but very knowledgeable and friendly. She took us through the tavern, the only one open that day, and...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

Very interesting; informative guide. One can just imagine what it was like to travel back then -- everyone sleeping in one room, and maybe in the same bed as a stranger!

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