Learning about the history of Jamestown, colonial America and the American Revolution is an adventure!
Explore our country’s beginnings at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Discover tools for enriching your Jamestown and Yorktown visit with hands-on educational programs and teacher learning materials available at our museums or in your classroom. Learning about history is always fun at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Explore the new American Revolution Museum at Yorktown where exciting new indoor galleries feature period artifacts, immersive environments, interactive exhibits and films, including “The Siege of Yorktown,” with a 180-degree surround screen and dramatic special effects. In the outdoor living-history areas, witness artillery demonstrations, drill with wooden muskets at a re-created Continental Army encampment and explore a Revolution-era farm based on a real-life 18th-century family. Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown are open year-round 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (9 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 15-August 15) except Christmas and New Year’s days.