Research & Education
From archaeology to documentary analysis, research underpins the entire Historic Area experienceLearn More
Where the past ignites the present. Keep up with what's happening behind the scenes, plus tips for visiting, history, and much more.
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation offers a range of special onsite learning opportunities for the public, students, teachers, and scholars.Learn More
Founded in 1986, Colonial Williamsburg’s Rare Breeds program helps promote genetic diversity in livestock that research shows thrived in 18th-century colonial British America. Cared for by the Coach & Livestock department, horses, oxen, sheep, and fowl contribute to the living history museum in many of the same ways they would have contributed to the colonial capital.Learn More