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Yorktown Battlefield

1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690
+1 757-898-2410
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Fascinating historic site

Visited the museum and battle field with very little knowledge (as a Brit) of American history. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patricia D
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
See the American Revolution unfold before you!

While it is difficult to imagine American "militia" men, farmers, and the like, actually routing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marsha N
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Rochester, New Hampshire
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1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the museum and battle field with very little knowledge (as a Brit) of American history. I had no idea that the French were instrumental in the downfall of the British army, no wonder we still don’t trust them! Museum very well laid out and...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While it is difficult to imagine American "militia" men, farmers, and the like, actually routing the well trained British soldier, it happened here on the Yorktown Battlefield. With a CD companion guide, you drive through the Yorktown Battlefield, and see the earthworks, conditions and area...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not pay for the tour -we did not find a guide- so we walked around the trenches. It was quite good, trying to understand what went on. I do recommend if someone explains what happened there... we just logged on to Wikipedia to...More

Thank PTYTraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on Cheistmas Eve with teenage daughter and son in Navy. We had a map and walked the battleground. My son has a degree in history, so told us all about the battle and the weapons used. We heard a tour guide speaking to...More

Thank BlueberryBuckle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

got there late. The museum displays were very interesting and well laid out. We tried to view the battleground, but it got too dark.

Thank deadpoacher
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed the museum of the Revolutionary War Victory. There are many exhibits to explain many sides of the history of all involved. The theater inside is a true experience of battle with vibrating seats, smells, smoke and nearly 180 degree view of the event....More

Thank charleslambert392
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Get out of your car and walk some to the sites. Humbling to understand what our ancestors went thru on the quest for dependence.

Thank fishingbear
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We did the CD guided tour due to our group having a person with mobility issues. The CD was great and we were able to find all of the sites. The info provided was great and we really enjoyed it.

Thank Josh M
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Our guide's passion for our nation's history was apparent during our walking tour. Last year, we ran late and did the driving tour which helped us understand the size of the area and the magnitude of our young nation's undertaking. Our guide helped us understand...More

Thank chassweeney25
Reviewed 26 November 2017

marked trails require driving around the expanse of the battlefield and its historic markers. if you are a true history buff this is right up your musket.

Thank samurai4q
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Mineral2004
15 May 2017|
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Response from RTAdam | Reviewed this property |
i agree, you have the really cool museum which is a must see, the actual battle field, then there is a driving portion where you get an idea of troop movements and so on..a cpl of hours unless you really take your time and... More
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sonyaandfamily
2 April 2017|
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Response from Owen P | Reviewed this property |
The roads through the battlefield are standard 2-lane roads. As with other battlefields around the country, you stop, park, and walk to the point of interest. At several of the stops there are parking lots capable of... More
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Howard F
22 March 2015|
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Response from Amanda B | Reviewed this property |
My dad is over 60 and he was offered a lifetime pass for 10 dollars and is good for all national parks. We were there on a Wednesday and had the park to ourselves. They offer an audio tour so you can move at your own pace.
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