Get away this fall and savor the radiance of autumn in the colonial capital. Our expansive arboretum, bursting with striking fall colors, is the perfect backdrop to celebrating craftsmanship with our world-renowned tradespeople, taking a romantic carriage ride, or exploring 301 acres of living history with your family. Plus, visit the newly expanded and upgraded Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg to discover more on display than ever before.
Enjoy costumed-interpreter guided tours of historic sites, multiple staged programs per day, access to visit and speak with tradespeople, and admission to our two world-class art museums, all included in your ticket. Digital ticket redemption is available and encouraged for a 100% touchless ticketing experience.
The Historic Area is open 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. daily | Download a map & program guide here.
The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg are open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
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Stay at the Colonial Williamsburg Resorts and save when you book two nights or more during the week with our Fall Weekday Savings package.Book Now
Plan Your Visit
“We especially enjoy visiting in the fall. The leaves are changing, the shops have their fires burning to ward off the cold temperatures and fill the air with the wonderful smell of wood smoke.”
“I just can’t say enough good things about CW. It is absolutely spectacular in the Fall.”
“Few places can top the beauty of Colonial Williamsburg, especially in the fall!”
Visit the Historic Area
Discover government sites, family homes, and historic trades.
Experience Diverse Voices
Learn the stories of the diverse people who walked these streets nearly 250 years ago
Sentiments of American Women
This museum theatre program explores the connection between the thoughts, feelings, and experiences of 18th-century women and women of today.
American Indian Life Series
A different program each day will examine a specific aspect of American Indian history, society, and role in the American story.
My Story; My Voice
Witness a compelling story from the life of an 18th century person, and then hear from the actor interpreter as they share how they discover and bring to life a voice from the past
Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
Featuring the best in British and American fine and decorative arts, plus the nation’s premiere collection of American folk art.Learn More
Dine With Us
With a mixture of historic taverns, modern restaurants, and cafes located in and around the Historic Area, you’ll find the perfect place for a historically inspired family meal or an intimate evening of creative cuisine.
King's Arms Tavern
A Refined Chophouse Experience - Reservations Required
Open to the Public
Once you have satisfied your curiosity in the museums, take time to satisfy your thirst and appetite. The Museum Café offers guests both indoor and outdoor dining options, weather permitting. The menu features a delectable …
Open to the Public
Raleigh Tavern Bakery
Gingerbread Cakes and Other Favorites
Open to the Public
Savor The Season
Watch Theater Performances
Whether you’re seeing our whimsical outdoor plays or Nation Builders sharing their stories, theatrical performances are great entertainment while you rest your legs.
Drawing the Line
Lord Dunmore, the last Royal Governor of Virginia, finalizes his proclamation issuing martial law and offering freedom to enslaved people owned by those rebelling against the king.
The Peddler's Opera
The Peddler’s Opera serves as a hilarious morality play to show the downfalls of profiting off a tragedy.
Through poetry, melody, storytelling, and song, the Jug Broke Theatre Co. explores the conflicting perception of the Dismal Swamp.
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Our donors are the reason we can continue to create an authentic, immersive 18th-century experience for our guests. Since we are not state or federally funded, we rely on your support to fulfill our mission. Give today and help us keep this special place alive.