Get a feel for the museums of Virginia. Then plan your visit.

Where History Comes to Life

Virginia's museums have plenty to offer, whether you're a history buff looking to experience the battles of Colonial Williamsburg's history, or the inventor hoping to see the works stored at the Muscarelle Museum of Art. Williamsburg museums feature exhibitions on a range of interesting topics; from teaching your kids about Virginia wildlife, to learning about the lives of soldiers on the battlefield, to reliving the Colonial experience with a costumed interpreter as your guide, a visit to a Williamsburg-area museum is a world-class lesson in adventure.

Historic Attractions
Parks, Beaches & Trails

Don't miss Historic Jamestowne's two new exhibits, "Holy Ground" and "Influence and Industry: The Tobacco Pipes of Robert Cotton". On display now in our archaeological museum.


Attraction Venues

Discover Virginia's rich natural heritage from the mountains to the sea at the Virginia Living Museum, just 20 minutes from Williamsburg. View endangered red wolves....


Collections of antique harpsichords, Amusement Park Attractions, Music Boxes, Nickelodeons, Phonographs, Organs, pianos and other musical artifacts on display. Experience: famous Virginia music artist; with...

Art Galleries & Studios

Special exhibitions and a revolving permanent collection of over 5,000 works; the collection is encyclopedic in nature and includes English and American portraits of the...