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Jamestown Settlement

2110 Jamestown Rd, Route 31 S, Williamsburg, VA 23185
+1 757-253-4838
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Interesting and Educational

The Jamestown Settlement Museum does a great job of depicting what life was like in 1607 for the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jon A
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New York City, New York
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History is fun

The visit was fun to explore and interact with the outside exhibits however the inside exhibits... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michele T
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  • Excellent64%
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  • Average6%
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2110 Jamestown Rd, Route 31 S, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Jamestown Settlement Museum does a great job of depicting what life was like in 1607 for the native Americans, English settlers, and Africans affected by the pending slave trade. There are nice exhibits outside as well including a recreated Powhatan village and ships of...More

Thank Jon A
Reviewed 3 days ago

The visit was fun to explore and interact with the outside exhibits however the inside exhibits were very well done and told the story of how the colony formed.

Thank Michele T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have been to the Jamestown Settlement many times but not in years. The museum exhibits were new to me and so exciting to see. They are nothing short of Smithsonian quality. The interactive nature of the exhibits provide something for everyone, including films, quizzes...More

1  Thank danapf
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was definitely a place to bring the family especially if you are into history. There is an replica of an Indian village and a settler's village. The ships alone are worth the cost of admission. In addition, if you are planning on visiting Yorktown,...More

1  Thank Frank B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our second stop of the day, doing the Historic Jamestown first. We started with the video which was very informative and interesting (24 min). Then we did the walking tour, followed up by the museum. The outdoor displays are great for everyone, especially...More

1  Thank poukala
Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely engage the re-enactors in conversation. They are dressed in period garb, and at this time of year (July) they're sweating like they did back in 1607. Be sure to board the ships. Picture yourself aboard these (now) tiny vessels, packed in with 74 other...More

1  Thank Art H
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a new museum that was created by the state of Virginia and it is amazing!! IT IS NOT Jamestown (that is just down the road and you will pass this first and like us may think you are there) What this is is...More

1  Thank travelgalAvon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a very engaging place! Our young kids really enjoyed it- as well as the adults! It was a very hot day (103) so we would have stayed longer if we weren't so hot! Lots of AC in the museum but kids were more...More

Thank Nicki7724
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a full day here and the tours were very interesting. We had a wonderful tour guide in the museum area who was really knowledgeable about the events and artifacts there, We spent just as much time outdoors looking at the ships and the...More

1  Thank Susanne W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited a few weeks ago on our vacation using our Williamsburg Flex Passes. We spent the morning here (we got here early on a Sunday and found almost no line to get in). We started in the visitors center with the introductory film and...More

3  Thank Gina T
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denbroncos7
June 29, 2017|
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Response from TravelMom4976 | Reviewed this property |
Historic Jamestowne is the location of the fort, originally settled in 1607. It is run by the National Park Service. The Jamestown Settlement is a privately-owned interpretive center. It is on Jamestown island but is not... More
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Luann L
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check MWR about the military discount. Most of the Williamsburg area attractions offer military discounts but only through MWR.
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