Hours & Directions
Open year-round 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, except Christmas and New Year’s days. Outdoor living-history areas open 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
In response to COVID-19, the museums have made adjustments to operations and access to outdoor living-history areas and gallery exhibits so visitors can enjoy the museum experience while following new safety protocols and social-distancing procedures. Click here to learn more.
For information about the museums, call (757) 253-4838.
Jamestown Settlement Directions
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown Directions
Directions and Area Map
Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown form “Virginia’s Historic Triangle,” all linked by the scenic Colonial Parkway, and are easily reached via interstates 95 and 64 and U.S. Route 17.
Follow these signs for directions to Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.
Jamestown Settlement is located on Route 31 South, adjacent to Historic Jamestowne, just 10 minutes from the restored area of Williamsburg, Va. From Richmond, take I-64 to Exit 234 (Lightfoot). Turn right onto Route 199. Follow Route 199 for eight miles and turn right at the second traffic light onto Jamestown Road (Route 31 South). From Hampton Roads, take I-64 west to Exit 242A. Follow Route 199 for five miles. Turn left at the fourth traffic light onto Jamestown Road. All: Drive four miles on Jamestown Road, and turn left at the Jamestown Settlement sign, onto Route 359. Turn right into the museum parking lot. Parking is free at Jamestown Settlement.
The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown is located on Route 1020, at the edge of Yorktown and near Yorktown Battlefield, just 20 minutes from the restored area of Williamsburg, VA. From Richmond, take I-64 to Exit 247. Turn left onto Route 143. Turn left at the first traffic light, onto Route 238. From Hampton Roads, take I-64 west to Exit 247. Turn right onto Route 238 toward Yorktown. All: Follow Route 238 for three miles, then bear to the left onto Route 1020. The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown is one mile on the right. Parking is free at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.
The distance between the two museums is approximately 20 miles.
For map searching use the following addresses:
2110 Jamestown Road, Route 31 S., Williamsburg, 23185
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street, Route 1020, Yorktown, 23690
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