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This is a wonderful site to visit. So much to see to explore what our colonials experienced. The interpreters were very knowledgeable and interesting. However, the group leader would not allow us to explore all of these things. She’s stand and talk about irrelevant things...More
Know that this site is not the actual site and is a recreation. That said, I imagine kids would find this more palatable and probably a number of adults. It has very informative exhibits with knowledgeable staff.
The restaurant is a bit disappointing, as the...More
I wasn't sure what this place would be like, after visiting Colonial Williamsburg I had high standards. I was not disappointed! The displays were great, well designed and built. Not for young kids though, middle schoolers and up should get a lot out of this...More
This is a RECREATION of the Jamestown Fort, Powhatan Indian Village, and Susan Constant ship.
And that's great because you can walk thru all three living exhibits, talk with superb interpretive guides, and experience real life 500 years ago. For example, on the Susan Constant,...More
In elementary school, I remember reading all about Pocahontas and about the English settlers who were developing the colonies. However, it really came alive for me to see the actors in costume and to also see recreations of the Indian villages and the culture of...More
There is an excellent museum that starts you at the beginning of the first settlement with interesting facts and artifacts. The settlement recreation is good with plenty of interaction with the period characters & lastly the boat replicas of what the settlers came to America...More
$17 ea entry. Good to look at and there is a replica village of the original. 3 ships also present that reprisent the first ships that arrived in Jamestown and you can explore then inside and out. Note this is NOT the original settlement, for...More
I really enjoyed this museum. After waiting years to get here, I finally did, and on the whole, it did not disappoint.
1. Museum exhibits that highlight the European, Native American, and African perspectives with great equality and respect. My father commented that he...More
Remember there are two Jamestown parks. One is federal the other by the state of Virginia. This is the one with the ships. Call and ask them for an answer. Laquinta hotelin town allows pets small fee. Enjoy.