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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 5 p.m. daily

Learn More About Spring

Plowing New Ground: Connecting With the Past at Ewing Field

Five of Our Favorite Garden Tools

New Lambs, New Wool

Our Creatures Big and Small

New & Noteworthy

Special Events

Women's History Month

Memorial Day Weekend

Drummer's Call

Plan Your Visit

Spring Favorites

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

Carriage Rides

Evening Programs

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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Hands-On Activities

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

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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.

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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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Walking Tours

Join in on one of the many walking tours throughout the Historic Area. Learn more about the lives and events of 18th-century Williamsburg residents.

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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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Digital Ticketing

Map & Guide

Suggested Itineraries


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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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