Visit Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Plan your adventure today!
Welcome to Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown! In response to COVID-19, we’ve made adjustments to operations and access to outdoor living-history areas and gallery exhibits so that you can enjoy the museum experience while following new safety protocols and social-distancing procedures. Service animals are always welcome at our museums; pets are not allowed.
Come explore America’s beginnings 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.
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. 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 Paspahegh town.
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 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 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, except Christmas and New Year’s days. Outdoor living-history areas open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.