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Governor's Palace

Northern End of Palace Green, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
+1 855-392-8473
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Northern End of Palace Green, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
+1 855-392-8473

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The governor's palace was a great place to start our tour of Williamsburg. The tour provided great insight to the happenings during the time leading up to the revolution and humanized the facts by showcasing the personal items left behind. The tour moved throughout several...More

Thank Wendy N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Accurate reproduction of the original's Governor Mansion. Very interesting tour, that is included with your day ticket

Thank AlCifuentes
Reviewed 2 days ago

The tour of the Governor's Palace was incredibly informative! The tour guides take the time to answer any and all questions and are very knowledgeable! If you visit Colonial Williamsburg, do not leave this gem off your list of things to do!

Thank Lisa_A_Wilson
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must see when you visit Williamsburg. We had a wonderful guide to tell us the history of the palace. The grounds are amazing!

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The gardens alone are worth the visit, simple and beautiful. We went to a chamber music concert one evening which included a talented soprano and instruments all strung with gut in order to be of the period - the music was top-notch. A tour of...More

Thank HappyMommy41
Reviewed 3 days ago

My children even enjoyed the tour. I wasn't sure that they would. It is nice that there are places like this that is a part of US history and also a part of English history.

Thank Violet C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A beautiful place with incredible gardens. Probably my most favorite gardens in Williamsburg. Tour was wonderful.

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 1 week ago

You go as a group, and if full, can get a bit stuffy. Palace is very ornately decorated and interesting, but again...large group makes it a bit uncomfortable. Outside grounds are gorgeous.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting tour of a lovely building that embodies the history of Williamsburg. The tour is not too long and the wait was tolerable, even with teens.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Guided tour was done with a lot of useful information about the colonial government in Williamsburg. Well worth you time to see if you are in Williamsburg.

Thank Larry M
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Tarin R
Yes. Please. How do you get the services of a Private tour?
29 April 2017|
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Response from bhquiltz | Reviewed this property |
I too have not heard of a private tour but encourage you to ask. I would think there are others who'd appreciate this service.
Is there an admission fee?
27 December 2016|
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Response from W8LT3R | Reviewed this property |
Governor's Palace is part of the Colonial Williamsburg attraction complex of historical buildings/museums and there is a fee or ticket required to enter and tour the Palace just like the other historical structures.Price for... More
How do you make reservations to the Governors Palace?
7 October 2016|
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Response from josepette82local | Reviewed this property |
We just walked on up when there were starting, all you need is your Williamsburg pass. They should have a lsit of times on the daily booklet