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Governor's Palace

Northern End of Palace Green, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
+1 855-392-8473
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The luxurious palace of the loyalist governor, complete with meticulously replicated late 18th century furnishings.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Northern End of Palace Green, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
+1 855-392-8473

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must see while at Williamsburg! Definitely take the tour, it is well worth it! Tour guides are very knowledgeable about the content of the home.

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our guide was amazing and made history come alive. Helped us to understand more of American history.

Thank Grandna W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Tour guides were great. Very insightful and held your attention. A must see when visiting Colonial Williamsburg.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you only use your ticket to go inside one building in Colonial Wiliamsburg, this is the building to visit. I know that it is a reproduction, but it is very well done. It gives you a glimse how the upper, upper class might have...More

Thank Ric B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We didn't actually go in the governor's Palace because we spent the day walking around instead of going inside structures. From the fence the structure looks absolutely beautiful as well as the gardens.

Thank Liz Everett W
Reviewed 5 days ago

First of all, in order to gain access to the Governor's Palace, you need to purchase at least a single-day ticket, which, if you have a large group can be quite expensive, so if you have any kids who are not that interested in history,...More

Thank theDunneMan
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Make sure to get the multi day pass to save some money for all the places to visit. Great tour guides and the history adds a whole new level of information.

Thank Rob R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Have been many times over the years. Located in CW and need special tickets. The interperter for the Palace was excellent. There are stairs to climb, but if you can't the give you an I-Pad to use use to view the upstair room. Wish more...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Here you will lean some history you did not learn in school. It is very nice to see this place and learn about how it all started.

Thank Mitch F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely do the tour when you visit. The palace itself is very elegant. The tour guides are very knowledgeable. There is a lot of history in this palace.

Thank Kristyn A
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Do you have to purchase each of the attractions separately or can the be bought in a bundle. (Williamsburg, Jamestown, Governors Palace) ?
29 May 2017|
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Response from Dennis B | Reviewed this property |
Go to the Williamsburg visitor center, there, you can get a bundle or like a day or two pass for the events that happen to be open that day. First, get a visitor schedule at the desk when you enter the center to see what is... More
To see Jamestown, Williamsburg and the Palace must each of these have to be purchased separately or can you get a ticket to see all three.
29 May 2017|
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Response from Kenneth E | Reviewed this property |
there is a triangle ticket you can get to see jamestown, williamsburg and yorktown. it's good for 7 days.
Tarin R
Yes. Please. How do you get the services of a Private tour?
30 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.