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Address: 101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4565
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+1 855-392-8473
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Discover Colonial Williamsburg and become a citizen of the Revolutionary...

Discover Colonial Williamsburg and become a citizen of the Revolutionary City. Engage with the local community and experience firsthand the daily struggles of wartime. Explore our art museums, unleash your kids' inner colonists, tee off a game of golf, or relax and unwind at the Spa. Stay at one of the official Colonial Williamsburg hotels, with a variety of opportunities to shop and dine, and you'll never want to leave.

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A Marvel of Recreated History

We stopped here while on the way home from a hectic Christmas Family Trip. We love history and this place is masterpiece. We spent a long day, but have easily spent 2 or 3. The... read more

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

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Salisbury, MD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The grand illumination was nice but it was extremely crowded. It was difficult to park and hard to move around. The decorations are really amazing as they are made with live greenery and fruits. It was so busy you really could not visit inside the buildings. If you want to go I would suggest going during the week when it... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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172 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped here while on the way home from a hectic Christmas Family Trip. We love history and this place is masterpiece. We spent a long day, but have easily spent 2 or 3. The city is great for just walking around, but do get the ticket where you see the Palace and go into the homes and shops. The... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Still worth visitng. But from the perspective of a middle aged adult, I can see how the quick gratification generation of my children's age or younger may find it a challenge. It needs to be reinvented and made more relevant. To start, the movie, "Story of a Patriot" is the same one I saw over 30 years ago. By then... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We walk this area every couple of months. It is always a different experience and we learn something or see something new each visit. Today was very quiet but this allowed for reflection at the building markers and dog petting. Lots of dogs today.

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Thank Kathyogr
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We bought the Tour online for a whole day. There was only one thing open and that was the museum nothing else was available. We asked for a refund and they charged $18 per person for a refund. This was a rip off. If it wasn't for the real nice lady at the national Park at Jamestown our visit would've... More 

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Ardmore, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's been a few years since we visited. We have been regulars for a long time. We often arrive during the holidays. Most days are comfortable, but cold days make walking difficult and the experience less enjoyable. We heard some terrific speeches by "George Wythe" and "Thomas Jefferson." We bought lots of gingerbread cakes at the Raleigh Tavern, had a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I arrived about 1:30pm, and the very nice woman at the information desk was honest with us and said since the area closes at 5, it wasn't worth buying the expensive ticket. Without the ticket you can still walk all through Colonial Williamsburg and talk to the people working, you just can't go inside the buildings. We... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The surface entrance does not look like much - but don't be fooled, it connects to a huge space in back that is partially underground. It is really two museums: one on decorative art and one on folk art. The decorative arts cover historic dishware, silver, furniture, maps, rugs, and paintings of colonial celebrities like George Washington. The folk art... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Williamsburg provides great insight into how things were in the days before the Revolution. Wonderfully preserved and the docents are most friendly and helpful. Something for everybody.

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Montgomery Village, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place. have been coming here since the 1950s. The exhibits are first class. People in costume walk up and down the steeet to lend an atmosphere of a real village. you can hear George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benedict Arnold speaking to the townspeople. During the Christmas season, the decorations are simple but beautiful. There are candlelight concerts... More 

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