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Colonial National Historic Park

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Recreation of History

Your first stop on the road to Jamestown is the Jamestown Settlement. This is a recreation of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Catlin, Illinois
well worth a visit while in Williamsburg

You can't visit Williamsburg without visiting the colonial national historic park. Very neat and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Augusta, Georgia
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1368 Colonial Pkwy, Williamsburg, VA 23081-0001
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Your first stop on the road to Jamestown is the Jamestown Settlement. This is a recreation of the original Jamestown. You start out at the museum with a 20 minute movie explaining why the English came to Jamestown and early history of the settlement. Then...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't visit Williamsburg without visiting the colonial national historic park. Very neat and so interesting to walk through. Lots of neat historical things to see and experience. Our children really enjoyed this trip. Yes, we will visit again someday.

Thank jwmcrazynurse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Learned a lot and will go back again very soon. This is a place where you can take your time and enjoy the demonstrations, ask questions or just sit down and take in the atmosphere.

Thank eddiesebp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We toured the entire site in a day and wanted to return at night, but we were exhausted, Educational, informative and lots of fun! We were here thirty years ago, but everything is totally improved. It was quite hot( 95 degrees, but most buildings were...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Just walk around and enjoy all the beautiful scenes and history. Great place to take kids to learn about how it was to live there all those years ago. Things are explained very well and just ask any questions that you might have.

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must-see site. If you're taking the time to walk this whole town. You also need to visit this building also.

1  Thank LewisB78
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We chose to visit this site on a very very humid and hot day. We spent all day touring the site including riding in a horse drawn carriage. We covered miles as the buildings are spread out. We watched performances in a Courthouse and an...More

Thank SilverfoxOrleans_ON
Reviewed 31 July 2018

There are a multitude of Jamestown site names that are a bit confusing. This is the site of the original settlement and is jointly administered by the National Park Service and a Virginia preservation association. There is a single visitor center and fee collection desk....More

1  Thank MarylandTraveler1234
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Excellent job at recreating the times of the 1700's. So much to see and do to experience what it must have been like. Will go back in the future if have the opportunity.

Thank SW D
Reviewed 26 May 2018

They even have a NP highway...very beautiful and sparsely traveled...unlike the nearby Interstate Highway! This is highly recommended.

1  Thank Henry I
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11 August 2018|
Response from MarylandTraveler1234 | Reviewed this property |
I posted no picture.
27 March 2017|
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Response from gpcd | Reviewed this property |
Colonial Williamsburg is NOT (repeat NOT) part of the NPS. They might offer a senior discount (check their website, it is not difficult to find) but the NPS senior pass is NO good at Williamsburg.
3 October 2016|
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Response from LAMarrero | Reviewed this property |
It's not super walker friendly, but it does tend towards flat areas in these locales. The road itself is flat and better than the sidewalks, which are not as even and at times fairly crowded.