Visit Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Plan your adventure today!
There’s no time like the present to take a step back into history. Come explore America’s beginnings at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown in Virginia and immerse yourself in the 17th and 18th centuries. We have great deals and packages for families, groups, and history lovers of all ages, so come visit us at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and see for yourself that history is fun!
Jamestown Settlement features refreshed gallery exhibits and an introductory film that examine the cultures of the Powhatan Indians, English and west central Africans who converged in 17th-century Virginia, and trace Jamestown’s beginnings in England and the first century of the Virginia colony. Outdoors, climb aboard a re-creation of one of the three ships that sailed from England to Virginia in 1607, and explore life-size re-creations of the colonists’ fort and a Powhatan Indian village.
Explore the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown to learn the story of the nation’s founding, from the twilight of the colonial period to the dawn of the Constitution and beyond. Exciting 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, visitors can witness seasonal 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.
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.