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Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

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, I learned (from the guide hanging out in the back of the ship) the difference between a tiller and a whipstaff, and why there was no ship's wheel on the ship.

OK, I'm a history geek who prefers to learn on site because it's SO fun and memorable!

SUPER IMPORTANT! Do this site BEFORE Historic Jamestown.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 12, 2019

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 the European settlers and their ships too. History is so awesome! If you are into learning, this is the place to visit for sure...

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 11, 2019

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 on

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

$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 that you ahve to visit Historic Jamestown but this is worth the visit also if you ahve the time.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed this facility very much. The living history part of the facility was exceptional. Very knowledgeable and entertaining.

Date of experience: June 2019
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