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Memorial Day Weekend

May 26-29, 2023

Join us over Memorial Day Weekend to explore America’s founding ideals and honor the men and women who died defending them.

Special Offer

FREE Admission Honoring Service to America

Colonial Williamsburg is offering FREE admission during Memorial Day weekend, Friday through Monday, May 26-29, 2023, to all active duty Military, Reservists, Retirees, Veterans, National Guardsmen and their immediate dependents.*

Your free admission includes:

  • Admission to historic trades and sites
  • Admission to our two world-class art museums
  • Complimentary shuttle service

Made possible by a generous grant from The Home Depot Foundation as part of their ongoing commitment to improve the homes and lives of U.S. veterans and their families.

Special Event

Memorial Day Commemorative Program

A Salute to the Fallen

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Military Visitors

Special Offers for Military Visitors

To thank the dedicated men and women who have worn the uniform to defend America, we offer exclusive military discounts.

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Special Conditions

*Tickets are only valid for May 26-29, 2023. Guests must visit a Colonial Williamsburg on-site ticket sales location to receive their free admission ticket. Locations include the Lumber House and the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg. All guests in party must be present to receive their free admission ticket. Only one per person.

This offer is only available to active duty Military, Reservists, Retirees, Veterans, National Guardsmen (and their dependents) with proper ID, which includes a Department of Defense photo ID or DD Form 214. Military veterans who separated before retirement can bring a copy of their honorable discharge paperwork, DD Form 214, as identification of service. If the service member happens to be deployed, dependents may take advantage of the offer without their service member, though an adult must accompany minor dependent, and dependent ages 10 and over must present valid dependent ID.