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Discover the 18th-century virtually between visits.

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Colonial Williamsburg TV

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Virtual Tours

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Created Equal

Watch a special release of “Created Equal”

Art Museums for CW Kids

Explore items from the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg's collection. Learn cool facts, have some fun with at-home craft projects, and find out where to see these items in person when you visit!

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CW Blog

Where the past ignites the present. Keep up with what's happening behind the scenes, plus tips for visiting, history, and much more

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"Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death!"

Comparing Horse Power

A Year in the Life of a 21st-Century Colonist


We’re bringing you more video content than ever.

See live chats with Nation Builders

Discover craftsmanship videos

Go behind the scenes of our architectural preservation

Explore the Art Museums

Test Your Skills

Can You Name These Pre-restoration Buildings?

Test Your 18th-Century Knowledge

Download Activity Pages

Keep the kids engaged with free coloring sheets from The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, as well as activity pages about the American Revolution and Colonial Williamsburg.

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Try a New Recipe

Make an 18th-century style dish

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How To Make Chelsea Buns

How To Make Carrots And French Beans Dressed The Dutch Way

To Make An Apple Pie

Colonial Crafts

DIY Spring Wreath

Do-It-Yourself: Always in Bloom

Punch the Lights Out

Explore Our Collections

5 Lions in our Collections

Inside the Textiles Lab

Furber's Flowers

Meet our Nation Builders

Read about the people who helped shape their time, and whose legacy continues to influence and inspire American ideals.

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New Interactive Timeline

Explore the events surrounding the Stamp Act like never before. Navigate from date to date, see what was happening in the rest of the world during each point, and dive into the details of maps and paintings illustrating the events that led to Revolution.

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Rare Breeds

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.

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Trend & Tradition Magazine

Colonial Williamsburg’s full-color quarterly magazine offers articles, photography and art that showcases the life of Williamsburg’s historic core and its people — then and now.

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