As we enter a phased reopening of our colonial capital, discover the 18th-century virtually between visits.
Join us for LIVE interactions and Electronic Field Trips every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 2 p.m. on our Facebook!
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!
Where the past ignites the present. Keep up with what's happening behind the scenes, plus tips for visiting, history, and much more
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
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.Learn More
Try a New Recipe
Make an 18th-century style dish
Explore Our Collections
Meet our Nation Builders
Read about the people who helped shape their time, and whose legacy continues to influence and inspire American ideals.Learn More
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.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
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.Read Now
Support Us in The Meantime
How Can I Help?
We need your support to help us fulfill our mission to feed the human spirit by sharing America’s enduring story. Without state or federal funds, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation depends largely on individual donations to keep this unique living history museum going. Gifts of any size make a big impact!
Plan Your Visit
Please note that some images may have been taken prior to COVID-19. All guests are required to wear face masks when indoors, and they are recommended outdoors. Face coverings will be worn by Colonial Williamsburg staff. Learn more here about our commitment to the health and safety of our guests and staff and what protocols we have in place.