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FOCUSED: A Century of Virginia Indian Resilience

Jamestown Settlement Special Exhibition Focus on 100 years of Virginia Indian resiliency in a yearlong special exhibition featuring personal and professional photography collections charting a century of change, from the passage and repeal of the Racial Integrity Act of 1924 to state and federal recognition today. Learn more. Image: Nannie and Paul Miles, Union Collins and boy; Frank Speck p

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Juneteenth

Commemorate Juneteenth – an American celebration that marks the end of slavery in the United States. Although the name springs from events that happened in Galveston, Texas, in 1865, the origins date to Jamestown as the place where the first recorded Africans in 1619 were brought after landing at Old Point Comfort and where the first slavery laws enacted in the late 17th century impacted their liv

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Liberty Celebration

Salute the 245th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence with immersive gallery exhibits, films, interpretive programs and artillery demonstrations. Learn more.

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Yorktown Victory Celebration

Revolutionary War exhibits, interpretive programs and artillery firings on Saturday, October 16, salute the 240th anniversary of America’s momentous victory at Yorktown.  

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Family Frights

Family Frights at Jamestown Settlement returns on October 22 & 23 for the eighth year of scary good family fun. As the sun goes down, the outdoor areas transform into sci-fi and fantastical-Halloween themes offering a night of trick-or-treating, ghostly games, creepy crafts, haunted houses and spooky ships. Two sessions will be available, 6-7:30 p.m. and 8-9:30 p.m. An evening ticketed event w

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