History is Fun for the Holidays

Jamestown Settlement

2110 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
United States
Overview

It's a perfect time to visit Jamestown Settlement, where visitors are immersed in the world of America's first permanent English colony. The living-history museum is a year-round stage for exhibits and events during the 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution, marking the 400th anniversary of 1619 historical events in Virginia. Take in the yearlong exhibition, "TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia."

Extensive gallery exhibits and films explore Jamestown's beginnings as a business venture, the impact of European colonization on the Powhatan Indian culture, and the origins of the first known Africans in Virginia. Outdoors, explore re-creations of a Powhatan Indian village and 1610-14 fort and board a replica of one of the three ships that sailed from England to Virginia in 1607. Cafe and gift shops.

Save 20% on admission with a value-priced combination ticket with the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown: $26.00 adults, $12.50 ages 6-12. Free parking.