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 a featured selection of 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 discounted 2020 ticket. Digital ticket redemption is available and encouraged for a 100% touchless ticketing experience.
The Historic Area is open 9 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.
Save on Tickets
Whether you have one day to visit, or want unlimited visits for the rest of 2020 at an amazing price, we have the perfect discounted ticket or special offer for you. Your admission ticket or pass is your key to a limited selection of featured Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area sites, trades, programs, and gardens, as well as access to two art museums and free parking at the Visitor Center. Plus, purchase and redeem your digital tickets online for a totally touchless experience!Get Tickets
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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
Looking for a bite to eat? Click the link below for up to date information on restaurant hours of operation, menus, and capacities.Learn More
Explore Historic Trades
BEHIND THE GATES
Randolph Kitchen and Yard
Explore the kitchen building and yard of the Randolph House at your own pace.
Behind the Wythe House
Explore the yard of the Wythe House. Discuss Enlightenment thinking and the ideas that shaped the Revolution.
Custis Square Archaeology Project
Archaeological Hot Spot
Enjoy a leisurely ride through the Historic Area by horse-drawn carriage. Surround yourself with the sights and sounds of our unique city, far removed from the bustle of modern-day streets.Learn More
Meet the Nation Builders
Witness imagined conversations between Thomas Jefferson, John Locke and King George 3 to discover the ghosts behind Jefferson’s drafts of the Declaration of Independence.
Art Museums Admission
Visit a Nation Builder- Reverend Gowan Pamphlet
Step into the past with Gowan Pamphlet, Revolutionary Black Baptist Preacher.
Visit a Nation Builder- Thomas Jefferson
Step into the past with Thomas Jefferson, The Rebellious Philosophe.
Tools for a Self-Guided Tour
Plan Your Visit
From souvenirs and books, to furnishings for your home and unique 18th-century jewelry handmade by our historic tradespeople, Colonial Williamsburg has a wide variety of shopping. Visit our 18th-century shops in the Historic Area or head into Merchants Square for our WILLIAMSBURG shops.Learn More
Support Our Mission!
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.