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Share something historic at the world’s largest living history museum, bringing the 18th-century colonial capital of Virginia to life. Your admission ticket grants you access to historic sites as well as visits with historic tradespeople and staged performances throughout the day. Add a stay at our official hotels and a few colonial-inspired meals for the perfect summer getaway.

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

Admission Tickets

Day trip access to guided sites and Art Museums

Visitor Information

Planning your visit? Find out what's open, where to park, how to reserve a carriage ride and more!

Season Favorites

Haunted Williamsburg

Fire a Flintlock Musket

Carriage Rides

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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New & Noteworthy

Private Family Tour

Your Truly Affectionate Sister

Voices in the Community

Historic Area

Discover government sites, family homes, and historic trades.

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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.

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Explore Outdoors

Arboretum & Gardens

Bassett Trace Nature Trail

Rare Breeds

Rare Breed Pastures


Colonial Williamsburg Explorer App

Digital Ticketing

Map & Guide

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Gift cards

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