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Address: 200 Water Street, Route 1020, Yorktown, VA 23690
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+1 757-887-1776
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Museum where you can find all types of displays regarding the momentous...

Museum where you can find all types of displays regarding the momentous events and activities during Revolutionary times.

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Fantastic place plus on a rainy day

layout was outstanding - information put together so well - staff knowledgeable to help with questions - outside exhibit of the cannon was awesome. So glad we made the stop.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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11 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

layout was outstanding - information put together so well - staff knowledgeable to help with questions - outside exhibit of the cannon was awesome. So glad we made the stop.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The American Revolution Museum official opened this April. This is not your typical museum. There are hands on activities, interpreters that explain who things were leading up to the American Revolution and beyond. The exhibits have a 21 first century feel with high quality films that make you feel you were there during the siege of Yorktown.

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Topeka, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful place for any history buff. There is much to see and learn here. It is laid out with clean lines in a very attractive fashion. There were a number of interesting stories to absorb and it was easy to find yourself transported back in time to the early days of our great nation. Its singular focus... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum is beautiful, and the 4d movie is a must-see! The staff are friendly and the reenactors are great at engaging with everyone including the kids. The encampment and farm were fun to explore and educational. This was our favorite spot to visit in the Historic Triangle. Purchase the American Heritage pass to visit here and the Jamestown settlement... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You might walk in without knowing much about the Revolution but you won't walk out that way. Plenty of space to leisurely view the exhibits. You definitely do not want to miss the battle of Yorktown film!!!!

1 Thank Veronica H
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went with a group of Carefree Seniors from Gloucester. It is an awesome place to learn more of our local history. I would recommend this to all ages. It is very interactive which is fun for all ages, and very enlightening as you learn or relearn our history. Then if you walk outside you can experience the way of life... More 

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Yorktown, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The museum houses several theatres throughout the building. Many artifacts of the war are on display. Lots of reading to learn more from huge displays. Statues are detailed. Just so much to see and learn! The outdoor encampment & farm area is well very constructed with reenactors to tell you about life in the war and on the home front.... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great museum! I heard it was recently renovated, and they did a great job. The exhibits were nicely presented, with intervals of short movies to sit and view. The outside living village was great -- we got to talk to "villagers" that explained how food was harvested and preserved. The village was still being built and wasn't... More 

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Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our last stop on the Williamsburg tour - we had seen Jamestown (both Historic and the Settlement) which was good and Colonial Williamsburg which was a huge disappointment, but we saved the best for last. The museum inside was nicely laid out with lots of interactive exhibits that the kids loved and lots of info for the adults.... More 

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Mohawk ny
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We lived everything our 3rd visit and every year so many new things added. Do not miss the movies they are so great, like you are there.

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