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Address: 2110 Jamestown Rd, Route 31 S, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone Number: +1 757-253-4838
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We spent several hours here going through the museum and then onto the outdoor area. They have added more buildings and have expanded the village. Costumed interpreters where... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent several hours here going through the museum and then onto the outdoor area. They have added more buildings and have expanded the village. Costumed interpreters where available to answer questions and give a demonstration of how life would have been all those years ago. My husband enjoyed going on the ships that where docked. Susan Constant and Discovery.... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been wanting to visit this place ever since visiting the real Jamestowne. This is NOT the real Jamestowne settlement. The real place is down the road and ran by the National Park Service, this place is ran by the Virginia Park Service. However, in my view, this place has just as much or more interesting information and things... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the main reasons for our trip to Williamsburg, this was not a large facility but still plan to spend a few hours here re-learning your American history. HINT - buy the combo pack which includes access to Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Started in the museum, watched the short movies, then ventured outdoors for a look back in time. The ships, the fort, the demonstrations of people in period clothes. spent over 3 hours there. Visited the gift shop and even grabbed a quick snack in the cafeteria. All and all a well spent part of our day.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This site gives a sense of life in the 1600s. They offer a replica Jamestown fort, an Indian village, and the ships the first settlers came across the Atlantic on. We learned a lot and had fun doing it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We watched both short movies. We checked out the artifacts inside. Then headed outside to see the Indian village, the fort and the 3 ships. The kids really enjoyed the outside portion. They scraped deer hide, hollowed out a canoe and ground corn. We walked onto 2 of the 3 ships. We watched a match lock musket shooting demonstration. Everyone... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my adult sons. We spent an entire afternoon there. This is a well kept museum with plenty of artifacts to look at and read about as you would in any museum. There was a movie theater that taught us about what we were about to see. There are also three tall ships, an Indian village and a fort... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went the day after Thanksgiving and I don't know what it is like at other times, but they had a full feast of different foods cooking over the open fire in the Indian village and fort. The story tellers in the different areas were full of good information though I would have loved to have sampled the food! The... More 

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Olney, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late and "rushed" through but still had a great afternoon. The ships, native village and fort were all so interesting and staffed by informative staff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You could spend the whole day just walking through the galleries of the museum but they also have replicas of the ships that landed at Jamestowne and a replica of the Fort as well with interpreters. Well worth a visit.

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