Visit the seat of Government in Virginia as we transition from Colony to Commonwealth. Enter through the west gate and explore the Courtroom and the House of Burgesses on the first floor then exit through the east gate. Learn about the founding principles of our government and your rights and responsibilities as citizens of a new republic. Guided tours every 15 minutes
Dates & Times
Slavery and the Law
On your visit to the Capitol, discover how enslaved African Americans interacted with and were impacted by the law. Tours every 20-30 minutes.
George Wythe House
Revolutionary Ideas Started Here
A Place for Dissent