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American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Museum where you can find all types of displays regarding the momentous events and activities during Revolutionary times.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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200 Water Street, Route 1020, Yorktown, VA 23690
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We have been following George Washington all over. We have been to the Princeton and Trenton landmarks as well as Mount Vernon. With tickets to see Hamilton on Broadway I thought Yorktown would be a great addition. While we came in a very hot time...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank angarone
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a disappointment as they lost electricity when we were in the theater to see a movie of 25 minutes. We first heard audio with no picture then it worked for a few minutes then the theater went black. No one came in to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 11genep
Reviewed 6 days ago

My problem is not with the museum. It is very good and the films they showed were very well done and grab your attention. My problem is it reminded me too much of the Philadelphia Revolutionary. The exhibits, not the videos, were pretty much the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a ride from Williamsburg to find something to do and we were not disappointed. What a beautiful and informative museum. It kept my 6 year old son's attention the entire time. He even got to be part of the firing if the cannon....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank melissabE453PW
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Jamestown settlement and Yorktown (American Revolution Museum) combo ticket which is a great value - this was our stop in the afternoon. Both museums well worth it and IMHO far better than Williamsburg. Loved the combination of modern interactive displays and living...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LVPADad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveled with another family with four kids, two aged 11 and 9. Everyone found something to enjoy and remember at the end of our trip. Watching the musket and cannon shooting exhibition was a blast for the boys and the boys also enjoyed the movie...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank bostonpike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yorktown was the last stop on our visit to the area and the museum was the last stop of the day. We are so happy we did not miss this wonderful museum that tells the complete story of the American Revolution. It is the second...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank louisianaplanner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even our teenage grandson was fully engaged. The mix of art, history, unique perspectives, and the multimedia presentations provides something for every one.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank PatriciaY29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to go and was hoping the family would some what enjoy it. However, it ended up being one of the highlights! The Siege of Yorktown movie was suprisingly awesome! A must watch! The effects were not expected

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Chad L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Weren't sure what to expect, but certainly worth the stop. Ample free parking. Go inside and explore several films and display. The best we thought was out back where they have a colonial army encampment and then a farm home stead. They have actors talking...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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patgoodwin
October 24, 2017|
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Response from Mick R | Reviewed this property |
Admission Rates 2017 General Admission American Revolution Museum at Yorktown Adults - $12.00 Youth - $7.00 Jamestown Settlement Adults - $17.00 Youth - $8.00 Combination Ticket Adults - $23.00 Youth... More
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Ginger B
October 9, 2017|
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Response from artj377 | Reviewed this property |
Asking the admission price is a tough one as there are all sorts of ticket combinations. The Historic Triangle Pass for $91 might be best for many, but we didn't go that route as we, as seniors and retired military, with a... More
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Christina B
July 25, 2017|
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Response from Tom L | Reviewed this property |
The Jamestown Settlement and the Museum at Yorktown are operated by the same non profit and they do an outstanding job at both. The American Revolution Museum is my first choice for both indoor and outdoor activities. If... More
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