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Jamestown Settlement

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2110 Jamestown Rd, Route 31 S, Williamsburg, VA 23185
+1 757-253-4838
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My wife and I started with a tour that lasted about 2 hours. I believe our tour guide was a Miss Shackelford (?). She was well-versed in the history of Jamestown. As an archeologist, she explained a number of sites and what is involved in...More

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Three generations of my family spent a fabulous day at this state park facility. It adjoins the Federal National Park, which we had planned on visiting afterwards, but were too exhaused to go. This park is much smaller and more doable. They have beautifully recreated...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went with my teen son expecting to see the ships and then head out Wow It was so much more The visitor center was huge Very well suited for anyone who doesn’t want to spend time in the heat for long Excellent program Wishes...More

Thank pam p
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a very good tour, we enjoyed the History, the fort and the ships. Especially the Indian sites.

Thank jerrypet
Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum at the settlement is very informative. There is a lot of reading and a little interaction so the inside is definitely geared toward older children , teenagers and adults. Young ones will be hard to entertain. We didn't visit the Indian village but...More

Thank Walkermama
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unless your kids are really into history save your money and go to Busch Gardens. They will thank you for this

Thank Tomgoss1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Jamestown Settlement. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable. The indoor exhibits were amazing. Lots of info on each display. We enjoyed seeing the ships. The Indian village was okay. It would be nice to have information signs with each thing (canoes-how...More

Thank lorrainecas2
Reviewed 5 days ago

They do a great job of portraying the early history of the area. The fort, boats and period actors are all well done. It's worth the drive to see what's there and get the personal flavor of the times. Definitely recommend.

Thank dannvr
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have visited Historic Jamestown a few times but this was the first time to visit Jamestown Settlement. We enjoyed our visit but found it to be a bit over priced for what little was there. We did not buy the combination ticket since we...More

Thank Bobbie201
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great step back into the history of the early settling of America Starting with the informational movie to the inside exhibits it is well organized and well staffed. Then take a stroll outside to a wonderful exhibit showing an Indian settlement, a fort...More

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Response from Jodi H | Reviewed this property |
Parts of the museum are indoors and part are outdoors. All of the interactive parts are outdoors. So if you have a break in the rain, you can go out. For us, the outdoor experience was great! The inside is typical museum... More
23 July 2018|
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Response from sickelmore | Property representative |
No. Ships are free with admission.
30 June 2018|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
Historic Jamestown is the actual site. That is where the archeologists are, finding new things all the time. It is part of the National Park System. Jamestown Settlement is run by the State of Virginia. Everything there is a... More