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Colonial Williamsburg Musket Range

310 S England St, Williamsburg Lodge, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4266
+1 888-965-7254
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Great experience

My son and I did this today and we had a blast. The guys on the range are excellent and very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Awesome

If you have never fired black powder long guns this is a must. Luis our instructor was incredible... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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310 S England St, Williamsburg Lodge, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4266
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I did this today and we had a blast. The guys on the range are excellent and very knowledgeable. My wife and daughter came along to observe and my daughter said even she had a good time.

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

If you have never fired black powder long guns this is a must. Luis our instructor was incredible. Even with the heat we made it through no problem. These guns do not kick like modern rifles. Highly recommended. Very safe with special range manager always...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This is a wonderful opportunity to shoot replicas of the muskets used in the American Revolutionary War. Myself, wife, and 18 year-old son each got seven shots (missing the target only once each!). After arriving at the range, the officers discuss the weapons, how they...More

1  Thank Jarratt B
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

I was interested in trying to shoot w/ an 18th century firearm since my brother and three nephews did this on the opening day of the Colonial Williamsburg Musket Range in March 2016 which also happened to be my wedding day! They had scheduled a...More

6  Thank Sue M
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

This was one of our favorite things from our whole trip!!! Highly recommend this. Our instructor James was the best! He was very kind, helpful and made sure we had a great experience! Safety was explained, got to shoot 2 different guns, and got to...More

1  Thank imnolansmom
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

We were instructed to pick up a van for a ride to the range by meeting at the Williamsburg lodge. Katie was our driver and from the moment we meet her she was pleasant. She talked to us about Williamsburg and what would be taking...More

1  Thank LM P
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Best fun I have had in years because of it's uniqueness. The instructors are helpful and educational. You get to shoot two different types of similar rifles. I was surprised that they did not kick as much as I thought they might. I was in...More

2  Thank Craig D
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

My husband and I both decided we wanted to try shoting a musket. I have always wondered if I lived back in the 1700-1800 would I be able to defend myself. And my answer was yes. There was a safety instructer who showed us around...More

1  Thank Missy3
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

We were going to Williamsburg for Christmas and I saw this activity listed. The more I thought about it, the more I wanted to try it. and I finally talked my husband into it. I was pretty nervous- the guns are long and heavy. Could...More

2  Thank Connie M
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

Finally after several attempts to book a chance to shoot a flintlock musket, we were able to book it and had a wonderful time. The range had room for 8 people to shoot the flintlock at a scheduled time. We were given an informative orientation...More

2  Thank James C
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Lisa S
17 March 2017|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
best to have reservations. i wo uld check with guest relations on the age. remember muskets were nearly 12 lbs so it might be a lot for a 9 yr old to hold and shoot
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