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  • John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library

    The research center of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library advances knowledge of colonial British America, …

  • Self-guided Sites

    African American Religion

    Explore the religious heritage of Africans and their Virginia descendants at your own pace.

  • Self-guided Sites

    American Indian Encampment Site

    Explore the lives of American Indians, who came to Williamsburg with regularity in the 18th century to discuss matters of …

  • Guided Sites

    Anderson Armoury Kitchen

    What did workers at the Armoury eat during the war? How was it cooked? Visit the Anderson Armoury Kitchen to …

  • Trades

    Anderson Blacksmith Shop

    The Revolutionary War wasn't won through battles alone. To keep pace with the might of British industry, Virginia desperately needed …

  • Trades

    Apothecary

    What was it like to be sick or injured in colonial times? Meet the apothecaries and learn how medicine, wellness, …

  • Art Museums

    Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg

    The distinctive collections of the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum and the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum are located …

  • Information & Tickets

    Art Museums Ticket Office

    Visit the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg to purchase tickets, redeem online tickets, and find information on current events and …

  • Recreation

    Bassett Trace Nature Trail

    Take a self-guided nature walk on this 1.4 mile trail exploring our woodlands, home to a collection of native plants …

  • Trades

    Bindery

    We might take books for granted today, but in colonial America only the rich could afford a large library. Binding …

  • Shopping

    Brick & Vine

    “Where Trend Meets Tradition”, the core of the WILLIAMSBURG® brand ethos, comes to life at our flagship store in Merchants …

  • Trades

    Brickyard

    While the brickyard is currently closed, you can find the brickmakers throughout the Historic Area treating and preserving existing buildings, …

  • Parking

    Bruton Heights Complex Parking

    Free parking for visitors to the Bruton Heights Complex.

  • Self-guided Sites

    Bruton Parish Church

    This three-centuries-old Episcopal church has hosted many famous patriots. At the time of the Revolution the Church of England was …

  • Trades

    Cabinetmaker & Harpsichord Maker

    Cabinetmakers made fashionable furniture like tables, chairs, desks, and chest of drawers. Watch expert woodworkers fashion the intricate details of …

  • Guided Sites

    Capitol

    Explore the first floor of the seat of Government in Virginia as we transition from Colony to Commonwealth. Enter through …

  • Bus Stops

    Capitol Stop

    Ticketed guests may board the Colonial Williamsburg shuttles. The route starts at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, circles "The …

  • Trades

    Carpenter's Yard

    Carpentery was one of the most common trades in Williamsburg. Watch our experts use hand tools to transform trees into …

  • Food & Drink

    Chowning's Tavern Garden

    Located behind Chowning's Tavern, the Chowning's Tavern Garden provides a casual atmosphere for open air dining. Weather Permitting.

  • Parking

    Christiana Campbell's Parking

    Free parking for guests of Christiana Campbell's Tavern.

  • Trades

    Colonial Garden

    Meet a historic gardener and handle the specialty tools used in the 18th century for planting and harvesting crops. Learn …

  • Hotels

    Colonial Houses

    Imagine a setting filled with authentic period reproductions such as a canopy bed and a crackling fire in the hearth. …

  • Information & Tickets

    Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center

    Stop in at the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center to purchase tickets and find information on current events and activities. Park …

  • Trades

    Cooper

    What are buckets, piggins, firkins, and hogsheads? Ask a cooper. Watch coopers transform flat boards into precisely shaped staves and …

  • Guided Sites

    Courthouse

    Experience justice in the 18th century in an original building. Discover how the courthouse connects colonists to their community.

  • Self-guided Sites

    Custis Square Archaeology Project

    Archaeologists have recently embarked on a 5-year project investigating the Williamsburg home of Virginia tobacco planter and statesman, John Custis …

  • Shopping

    Dubois Grocer

    Dubois Grocer, nestled in the heart of the Historic Area, is the perfect place to stop and satisfy your mid-afternoon …

  • Trades

    Engraving Shop

    Engraving a silver or gold object would not only create a beautiful design, but would add security in the 18th …

  • Guided Sites

    Everard House

    Visit the home of Thomas Everard, a wealthy planter and civic leader. One of the oldest houses in Williamsburg, the …

  • Shopping

    Everything WILLIAMSBURG

    Snacks and Souvenirs - From T-shirts to toys, you’ll find a broad selection of exclusive Colonial Williamsburg logo products and …

  • Self-guided Sites

    First Baptist Church Archaeology Site

    Archaeologists are conducting excavations to uncover two buildings, the remains of the mid-19th century First Baptist Church and a smaller …

  • Trades

    Foodways

    What did Williamsburg’s 18th-century residents eat — and how did they cook it? Visit the Governor’s Palace Kitchen (Sun-Tue) or …

  • Trades

    Foundry

    The Geddy family included gunsmiths, cutlers, founders, and silversmiths. On the site of their home and shop, watch founders cast …

  • Self-guided Sites

    George Wythe House

    Tour the elegant home of prominent attorney and thinker George Wythe and imagine the important discussions it housed, from the …

  • Food & Drink

    Gold Course Clubhouse Grill

    Fulfill your cravings after a round on the newly renovated Golden Horseshoe Golf Course. Enjoy the new Horseshoe Bar, dine …

  • Shopping

    Golden Ball

    Made Just for You – Fashionable, one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry, including traditionally-made accouterments created by our very own silversmiths just …

  • Shopping

    Golden Horseshoe Clubhouse and Golf Pro Shop - Green Course

    Whether you're a novice or pro, we'll outfit you to take on the fairway with new balls, gloves, tees, and …

  • Parking

    Golden Horseshoe Gold Course Parking

    Free parking for guests of the Golden Horseshoe Gold Course and Clubhouse.

  • Recreation

    Golden Horseshoe Golf Club Gold Course

    Gold Course

  • Recreation

    Golden Horseshoe Golf Club Green Course

    Green Course

  • Parking

    Golden Horseshoe Green Course Parking

    Free parking for guests of the Golden Horseshoe Green Course and Clubhouse.

  • Guided Sites

    Governor's Palace

    Explore the first floor of the residence of the royal governor at your own pace, and directed by your own …

  • Trades

    Governor's Palace Kitchen

    What did Williamsburg’s 18th-century residents eat — and how did they cook it? Visit the Governor’s Palace Kitchen to meet …

  • Self-guided Sites

    Great Hopes Plantation

    During this self-guided tour, glimpse the daily life of a plantation and discover how most Virginians lived.

  • Food & Drink

    Green Course Clubhouse Grill

    In need of a speedy meal after a satisfying round on the Golden Horseshoe Green Golf Course? Place your order …

  • Hotels

    Griffin Hotel

    Discover a getaway of spacious guest rooms with breezy balconies where you can enjoy Williamsburg's natural beauty. Imagine sitting out …

  • Trades

    Gunsmith Shop

    See how our gunsmiths make rifles, pistols, and fowling pieces using the tools and techniques of their 18th-century predecessors and …

  • Food & Drink

    Huzzah's Eatery

    This family-friendly restaurant offers a real hands-on experience. Here, kids can make their own personalized pizza. If you're willing to …

  • Guided Sites

    James Geddy House

    There's something for the entire family in Patriots at Play, at the Geddy House. Create memorable experiences as you participate …

  • Shopping

    John Greenhow Store

    Your Traditional General Store – Purchase fine imported porcelain, leather, pewter and tinware, food and drink, toiletries, and other essentials …

  • Trades

    Joinery

    Joiners were woodworkers who produced the finish work for buildings including doors, windows, shutters, fireplace surrounds, and built-in cupboards. Watch …

  • Food & Drink

    King's Arms Tavern

    After Jane Vobe opened the King's Arms Tavern in 1772, it became one of the town's most genteel establishments. She …

  • Self-guided Sites

    Liberty Lounge

    Enjoy a special respite place in the Historic Area dedicated to ticketed active duty, veteran, and retired military and their …

  • Information & Tickets

    Lumber House Ticket Office

    Visit the Lumber House to purchase admission tickets, evening programs and carriage rides.

  • Guided Sites

    Magazine

    Listen to the stories of British and American military forces in Virginia as you explore the site where military equipment …

  • Bus Stops

    Magazine Stop

    Ticketed guests may board the Colonial Williamsburg shuttles. The route starts at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, circles "The …

  • Shopping

    Market House

    Before there were malls, there were open market stands. Purchase in-season fruits and vegetables and a variety of breads for …

  • Shopping

    McKenzie Apothecary

    McKenzie Apothecary is a small counter-service concession offering drinks and light refreshments. Open seasonally.

  • Shopping

    Merchants Square Shops

    Over 40 unique stores and restaurants. Unlimited memorable experiences. At Merchants Square, you'll find so much more than can fit …

  • Bus Stops

    Merchants Square Stop

    Ticketed guests may board the Colonial Williamsburg shuttles. The route starts at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, circles "The …

  • Guided Sites

    Military Activities

    The Magazine stands as a symbol of the Crown's commitment to the common defense and the expansion of its empire. …

  • Trades

    Milliner and Mantua-maker

    Fancy yourself an 18th-century customer, shopping for boxes, drawers, and bundles full of the latest ornaments and accessories, called millinery. …

  • Food & Drink

    Museum Café

    Once you have satisfied your curiosity in the museums, take time to satisfy your thirst and appetite. The Museum Café …

  • Parking

    Museum Parking

    Free parking for guests of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.

  • Bus Stops

    Museum Stop

    Ticketed guests may board the Colonial Williamsburg shuttles. The route starts at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, circles "The …

  • Shopping

    Museum Store

    After discovering treasures from centuries past in The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, stop by the Museum Store to pick …

  • Bus Stops

    Palace Stop

    Ticketed guests may board the Colonial Williamsburg shuttles. The route starts at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, circles "The …

  • Guided Sites

    Peyton Randolph House

    Visit the home of one of America's most prominent families and examine the stark contrasts of freedom and slavery. Gain …

  • Activities

    Play House Stage

    The American colonies' first purpose-built theater opened on this site before 1720. Today, you can take in a lively performance …

  • Self-guided Sites

    Prentis Field

    See crops common to what was grown on the Virginia plantations.

  • Shopping

    Prentis Store

    18th-Century Gifts and Goods by Tradesmen - The Prentis Store showcases wares constructed using techniques of the 18th century. Available …

  • Self-guided Sites

    Presbyterian Meetinghouse

    In a time where only the Anglican Church was Virginia's official religion, what did everyone else do on Sunday? Although …

  • Trades

    Printing Office

    In an age before TV, radio, and the internet, the printed word was the primary means of long-distance mass communication. …

  • Parking

    Providence Hall Guesthouses Parking

    Free parking for guests of Providence Hall Guesthouses.

  • Trades

    Public Armoury

    Witness the effort of diverse individuals to support the Revolutionary War at this industrial complex.

  • Self-guided Sites

    Public Gaol

    Thieves, runaway slaves, debtors, and political prisoners once paced the cells of the Public Gaol as they waited to be …

  • Self-guided Sites

    Public Gaol Cell Yard

    Explore the Cell Yard of the Public Gaol

  • Trades

    Public Leather Works

    See how expert tradespeople cut, mold, and stitch leather and heavy textiles into a variety of necessary products for Virginia’s …

  • Parking

    Public Parking (P-2)

    Two-hour parking. Corner of N. Henry St. & Prince George St. Enforced by the City of Williamsburg.

  • Parking

    Public Parking (P-3)

    One-hour parking. Merchants Square North. Enforced by the City of Williamsburg.

  • Parking

    Public Parking (P-4)

    Two-hour parking. S. Henry St. & Francis St. Enforced by the City of Williamsburg.

  • Parking

    Public Parking (P-5)

    One-hour parking. Merchants Square South. Enforced by the City of Williamsburg.

  • Parking

    Public Parking Paid Deck (P-1)

    $1.00 per hour; maximum $12.00 per day. Operated by the City of Williamsburg.

  • Parking

    Public Parking Paid Lot (P-6)

    $2.00 per hour. Operated by Colonial Williamsburg. Open 24-7. No overnight parking.

  • Guided Sites

    R. Charlton's Coffeehouse

    Step back into the time of the Stamp Act and learn about the fashionable world of the coffeehouse, where Williamsburg's …

  • Guided Sites

    Raleigh Tavern

    The Raleigh Tavern served as a critical stage for Virginia's political ambitions amid intensifying debate about liberty, ultimately leading to …

  • Food & Drink

    Raleigh Tavern Bakery

    Stop in to the Raleigh Tavern Bakery for an 18th-century-inspired sweet treat. Grab a fresh baked ginger cake or a …

  • Self-guided Sites

    Randolph Kitchen and Yard

    Explore the kitchen building and yard of the Randolph House. Learn about the paradox of the Randolph household, home to …

  • Restrooms

    Restroom

    Open during normal operating hours. Handicap accessible restroom with adjacent water fountain.

  • Restrooms

    Restroom

    Open during normal operating hours. Handicap accessible restroom with adjacent water fountain.

  • Restrooms

    Restroom

    Open during normal operating hours. Handicap accessible restroom with adjacent water fountain.

  • Restrooms

    Restroom

    Open during normal operating hours. Handicap accessible restroom with adjacent water fountain.

  • Restrooms

    Restroom

    Open during normal operating hours. Handicap accessible restroom with adjacent water fountain.

  • Restrooms

    Restroom

    Open during normal operating hours. Handicap accessible restroom with adjacent water fountain.

  • Restrooms

    Restroom

    Open during normal operating hours. Handicap accessible restroom with adjacent water fountain.

  • Restrooms

    Restroom

    Open during normal operating hours. Handicap accessible restroom with adjacent water fountain.

  • Restrooms

    Restroom

    Open during normal operating hours. Handicap accessible restroom with adjacent water fountain.

  • Restrooms

    Restroom

    Open during normal operating hours. Handicap accessible restroom with adjacent water fountain.

  • Food & Drink

    Rockefeller Room at Williamsburg Inn

    The restaurant at the Williamsburg Inn pays homage to the foundation and evolution of a uniquely American cuisine, embracing Southern …

  • Food & Drink

    Shields Tavern

    As an 18th-century Colony of the British Empire, Colonial Williamsburg served as a port of call for ships from all …

  • Trades

    Shoemaker

    How were men's shoes made 250 years ago, before modern factories and assembly lines? Come meet some the last few …

  • Trades

    Silversmith

    Silver cups, teapots, and spoons were not just for show. They were a good way to "store" your assets. Skilled …

  • Food & Drink

    Sweet Tea & Barley

    Where cocktails, cuisine, and service are offered in the Spirit of Hospitality; where drinks are handcrafted; where the produce and …

  • Trades

    Tailor

    Touch and feel the many different sorts of fabrics and garments that clothed colonial Americans, from elegant suits in the …

  • Shopping

    Tarpley, Thompson & Company

    Your journey into 18th century fashion starts at Tarpley, Thompson & Company store! Outfit the entire family with ready-made coats, …

  • Food & Drink

    Taste Studio

    Awaken Your Inner Chef Our creative, energetic chefs will inspire and delight you in our Taste Studio. The Taste Studio, …

  • Parking

    Tavern Parking

    Free parking for guests of King's Arms, Shields, Chowning's, and Christiana Campbell's taverns.

  • Bus Stops

    Tavern Stop

    Ticketed guests may board the Colonial Williamsburg shuttles. The route starts at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, circles "The …

  • Guided Sites

    The Rockefellers' Bassett Hall

    In 1926, John D. Rockefeller Jr. and his wife, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, were inspired by the vision so eloquently articulated …

  • Parking

    The Rockefellers' Bassett Hall Parking

    Free parking for guests touring Bassett Hall.

  • Recreation

    The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg

    As wellness of the mind is key to wellness of the body, we offer a calm sanctuary of classic elegance. …

  • Food & Drink

    The Terrace Room at Williamsburg Inn

    The Terrace Room at the Williamsburg Inn offers a more casual dining experience that features traditional American fare with a …

  • Trades

    Tin Shop

    Soldiers valued tinware for its durability, low cost, and light weight. To supply the army during the Revolution, Virginia's government …

  • Food & Drink

    Traditions at Williamsburg Lodge

    Traditions at the Williamsburg Lodge offers a casual dining experience for breakfast and lunch that features traditional American fare.

  • Vending Machines

    Vending Machine - Bassett Hall

  • Vending Machines

    Vending Machine - Brickyard

    Snack and beverage vending machines and/or water fountain.

  • Vending Machines

    Vending Machine - Capitol

    Snack and beverage vending machines and/or water fountain.

  • Vending Machines

    Vending Machine - Market House

    Snack and beverage vending machines and/or water fountain.

  • Vending Machines

    Vending Machine - Market Square

    Snack and beverage vending machines and/or water fountain.

  • Vending Machines

    Vending Machine - Nicholson Street

    Snack and beverage vending machines and/or water fountain.

  • Vending Machines

    Vending Machine - Palace

    Snack and beverage vending machines and/or water fountain.

  • Vending Machines

    Vending Machine - Tavern Stop

    Snack and beverage vending machines and/or water fountain.

  • Vending Machines

    Vending Machine - Ticket Office

    Snack and beverage vending machines and/or water fountain.

  • Vending Machines

    Vending Machine - Visitor Center

    Snack and beverage vending machines and/or water fountain.

  • Food & Drink

    Visitor Center Cafe

    Stop in to the Visitor Center Café, conveniently located beside the shops, to stock up on snacks to fuel your …

  • Parking

    Visitor Center Parking

    Free all-day parking for guests of Colonial Williamsburg.

  • Bus Stops

    Visitor Center Stop

    Ticketed guests may board the Colonial Williamsburg shuttles. The route starts at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, circles "The …

  • Trades

    Weaver

    When English imports were cut off by the Revolution, local weavers came forward to fill the need for everyday items. …

  • Guided Sites

    Wetherburn's Tavern

    Merriment and conviviality were specialties of the house at Wetherburn's Tavern. Get a glimpse into the private lives of Henry …

  • Trades

    Wheelwright

    Wheels kept things rolling in the 18th century - from carriages of the wealthy to farm wagons, ox carts, and …

  • Trades

    Wigmaker

    Fashion was just as important in the 18th century as today - maybe even more so if you wanted to …

  • Shopping

    William Pitt Store

    From 18th-century hats to toys, games, and books, the William Pitt Shop offers a large selection of kid-friendly souvenirs and …

  • Hotels

    Williamsburg Inn

    Experience true luxury at the newly reimagined Williamsburg Inn. Offering an all-new modern and luxury experience while staying true to …

  • Parking

    Williamsburg Inn Parking

    Free parking for Williamsburg Inn guests. Valet parking also available.

  • Recreation

    Williamsburg Inn Tennis Club

    Get competitive in the undisturbed natural setting of the Williamsburg Inn Tennis Club. Only here will you hear the distant …

  • Hotels

    Williamsburg Lodge

    Enjoy a relaxing hotel escape in the heart of the Historic Area. Just steps from the action, the inviting lodge …

  • Shopping

    Williamsburg Lodge Gift Shop

    Behold a Piece of Authentic American Artistry – An assortment of eclectic gifts, jewelry, toys, and American-made folk art are …

  • Parking

    Williamsburg Lodge Parking

    Parking for Williamsburg Lodge guests. Valet parking is also available.

  • Parking

    Williamsburg Lodge Parking Garage

    Parking for Lodge guests. Keycard required for access.

  • Bus Stops

    Williamsburg Lodge Stop

    Ticketed guests may board the Colonial Williamsburg shuttles. The route starts at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, circles "The …

  • Shopping

    WILLIAMSBURG Revolutions

    Immerse yourself in the 18th-century experience with puzzles, games, toys, and food, along with logo apparel and more. Here you’ll …

  • Hotels

    Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel & Suites

    Your adventure begins at the Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel & Suites, conveniently located next to the Visitor Center and Huzzah's Eatery. …

  • Parking

    Williamsburg Woodlands Parking

    Free parking for guests of the Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel & Suites.