On Saturday, May 10, Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement will mark the 407th anniversary of the 1607 founding in Virginia of America’s first permanent English settlement.
“Jamestown Day” features Historic Jamestowne’s ongoing archaeological discoveries of the 1607 fort and one of Jamestown Settlement’s ships sailing in the James River. A variety of family-friendly activities, military and maritime demonstrations, and traditional music and entertainment will take place at both sites.
“Jamestown Day” is jointly sponsored by Historic Jamestowne, site of the original 1607 settlement jointly administered by the National Park Service and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (on behalf of Preservation Virginia), and Jamestown Settlement, a living-history museum of 17th-century Virginia administered by the state’s Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation.
Separate Admission to Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement
There is separate admission to visit Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement. Free parking available at both sites.
Admission to Jamestown Settlement is $16.00 for adults and $7.50 for ages 6 through 12, free for children under 6; complimentary admission for residents of James City County, York County and the City of Williamsburg, including the College of William and Mary, with proof of residency. Historic Jamestowne admission is $14.00 for people over age 15, free for people under 16.
|At Historic Jamestowne, visitors can share in the moment of discovery with archaeologists at the 1607 James Fort excavation. Preservation Virginia photo.
A four-site value ticket for Historic Jamestowne, Jamestown Settlement, Yorktown Battlefield and the Yorktown Victory Center is available for purchase at Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center.