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Visit this Spring

This spring we answer the age old question of what to do in Williamsburg? There’s something for the whole family! Explore our 18th-century city and meet people who bring history to life. Enjoy our beautiful spring gardens and see our newborn baby lambs. Take in a tour at our expanded world-class Art Museums. Feast on delicious meals, take a Haunted Williamsburg ghost tour, then unwind at one of our official Colonial Williamsburg hotels.

The Historic Area is open 9:00 a.m.to 5:00 p.m. daily | Download a map & program guide here.
The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg are open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily

Plan Your Trip

Start planning your Colonial Williamsburg vacation with a few key essentials. Stay in the heart of the action at one of our official hotels. Purchase admission tickets to get full-access to our historic trades, sites, and Art Museums. Be sure to check out our Colonial Williamsburg event calendar to find out what’s happening in the colonial capital during your visit.

Stay With Us and Save!

Receive up to two complimentary length-of-stay admission tickets when you book your stay directly through Colonial Williamsburg Resorts!

Admission Tickets

Single or Multiday access to 301 acres featuring gardens, guided sites and our Art Museums

Events Calendar

Use the CW Planner to check out what’s happening and open.

Spring Favorites

Round out your adventure with one of our season favorites. Be sure to purchase your tickets in advance!

Fire a Flintlock Musket

Carriage Rides

Evening Programs

New & Noteworthy

Spring brings new programs! Experience interactive street theater, hear from one of our nation’s founders, and learn more about the people that made America.

Intersections

A Determined Spirit

Cost of War

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

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Special Events

Spring marks the anticipated return of CW Lights, our Palace Garden Glow Event for a limited time engagement in April. Join us in May for Memorial Day weekend and the return of Drummers Call, an annual weekend-long showcase of 18th-century military music.

Memorial Day Weekend

Drummers Call

Women's History Month

Family Fun

Visiting with your family? Enjoy family-friendly activities throughout the city.

Hands-On Activities

Learn 18th-century skills first hand. From hand-sewing to woodworking there's something for everyone.

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Trip Planning Tools

Explore the Historic Area

Discover government sites, family homes, and historic trades.

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Attend an Event

Meet Nation Builders, learn about Archaeological research and watch performances at the Play House Stage.

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Experience Diverse Voices

Learn the stories of the diverse people who walked these streets nearly 250 years ago

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Dine With Us

With a mixture of historic taverns, modern restaurants, and quick bite cafes located in and around the Historic Area and Merchants Square, you’ll find the perfect place for a historically inspired family meal or an intimate evening of creative cuisine.

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TOOLS FOR A TOTALLY TOUCHLESS EXPERIENCE

Colonial Williamsburg Explorer App

Digital Ticketing

Map & Guide

Suggested Itineraries

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SUPPORT CW

When you stay at an official Colonial Williamsburg hotel, purchase an admission ticket, or shop in one of our many stores throughout the Historic Area and Merchants Square, you are supporting the preservation and upkeep of our 18th-century city. Colonial Williamsburg is a private not-for-profit 501(c)3 education institution and we rely on the generosity of people like you to help us carry out John D. Rockefeller, Jr.’s vision and our mission, “that the future may learn from the past.”

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