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History is Fun for Homeschool Students at Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Homeschool students will love discovering the sights and sounds of the 17th and 18th centuries while learning about their nation’s history.

Homeschool Program Days: September 5-20, 2020

Try on armor in the James Fort, at the Jamestown Settlement.Ticket Price:

• $13 per family member – Visit as many times as you like during “Homeschool Program Days.”
• Children ages 3 and under are free.

Ticket Available:

•Purchase admission tickets, then email reservations at to book your family guided tours.  Tour dates and times are listed below.

Email reservations at The Reservations office is open Monday – Friday 9:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Purchase tickets in person at either museum during Homeschool Program Days.

Ticket includes:

• Admission to Jamestown Settlement throughout Homeschool Program Days, including the introductory film 1607: A Nation Takes Root, permanent exhibition galleries, and re-creations of 1607 ships, Powhatan Indian village, and a 1610-1614 colonial fort, and more.

• Admission to the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown throughout Homeschool Program Days, including Revolution-themed films,  permanent exhibition galleries and re-creations of a  Continental Army encampment and Revolution-era farm.

• One two-hour tour at each site, with a Family Guided Tour, designed for family members of all ages.

Tours must be booked in advance by emailing reservations at after purchasing tickets online. Please include your preferred tour dates and times in your email.


Homeschool Program Days – September 5-20, 2020

Jamestown Settlement Family Guided Tours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, September 9, 11, 14, 16 and 18, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. (Please note that there are no tours on Monday, September 7.).

Family Guided Tour at Jamestown Settlement – All ages

Visit re-creations of a Powhatan Indian village, 1607 ships and colonial fort on this two-hour tour designed to introduce the history and cultures of America’s first permanent English settlement at Jamestown, Virginia.

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown Family Guided Tours: Tuesdays and Thursday, September 8, 10, 15 and 17, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Family Guided Tour at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown – all ages

This tour presents an overview of life during the American Revolution, with visits to immersive galleries, a re-created Continental Army encampment and Revolution-era farm.  Hands-on activities throughout the tour enhance the story and engage visitors of every age!

For more information about homeschool programs contact group reservations:
(757) 253-4939 • (888) 868-7593 • fax (757) 253-4997 •


Updated 1/2020