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Life at Jamestown

Investigate the motivations, hardships, and successes of colonists trying to establish the first permanent English settlement in the New World. Gain a better understanding of what life was like in the Virginia colony by exploring replica clothes, tools, and equipment like those used by early settlers.

“This program is absolutely amazing! I not only enjoy the hands on experience for my students, but the fact that it reinforces material covered earlier in the year. Thank you so much for an excellent educational experience full of fun!” – 5th grade teacher, Halifax County
2008 SOLs:

3.3; 3.5d; VS.1; VS.2a,b,c; VS.3; VS.4; USI.1; USI.5

2015 SOLs:

VS.1; VS.2a,b,c; VS.3; VS.4; USI.1; USI.2d; USI.4


To book a tour or program, contact reservations:

(757) 253-4939 • (888) 868-7593 • fax (757) 253-4997 • group.reservations@jyf.virginia.gov

Consult the Outreach Checklist to prepare for our visit.