Meet Our Tradespeople
Weavers at Work
Learn how flax, cotton, and wool are converted from tangled masses into orderly, precise fabrics.
The Public Armoury
Witness the effort of diverse individuals to support the Revolutionary War at this industrial complex.
Tradespeople in the Galleries
Visit with our harpsichord-makers, cabinetmakers, silversmiths, tailors, engravers, wigmakers, or printers in the Art Museum.
Art Museums Admission
Explore the Art Museums
Plan Your Visit
To experience fashionable history brought to life, including tours of original 18th-century buildings, enthralling staged performances, vibrant gardens, two museums, and so much more—you’ll need an admission ticket.
Stay With Us
Enjoy Colonial Williamsburg to the fullest with a stay at one of our five official resort properties. They are conveniently located within and surrounding the Historic Area, just minutes from all the action.
Staying Warm This Winter: Blanket Coats in 18th-Century Chesapeake Bay
Wearing 18th Century Clothing as a Modern Uniform
How to Make a Market Wallet
A Suit of Clothes For Puss
Head Over Heels
The Life of an 18th-century Hairdresser
The Art of Beauty
How Much Clothing Did an 18th-Century Woman Really Own?
Creating an Embroidered Coat for George Washington