Engage in the 18th-century pastime of natural philosophy or scientific observation. Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math are essential subjects today and vitally crucial in Williamsburg in the 1770s. Step into the shoes of 18th-century students to learn what is on the cutting edge of enlightenment science. Recommended for ages 8 years old and up. Students under 18 must be accompanied by a non-participating adult with a Homeschool Admission Ticket and a Special Program Ticket. Palace Carriage House.
Popular Science: An 18th Century Science Lecture for Home Educators
Palace Activity Stations for Home Educators
Enhance your visit with our educational activity stations. Step into our gardens and participate in an interactive spotlight on different aspects of the 18th century.
The Comet Huntress
The year is 1786, and Caroline Herschel has just discovered a comet making her the first woman to do so.
Handbell Concert - Apex United Methodist Church
The Apex United Methodist Church Handbell Choir from Apex, NC under the direction of Todd Arant give a concert in this beautiful 300 year old worship center.
Open to the Public