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American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

200 Water Street, Route 1020, Yorktown, VA 23690
+1 757-887-1776
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Where American Earned Her Freedom

The new American Revolutions Museum at Yorktown takes you through the history of America's fight... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Williamsburg, Virginia
Great place for families and history fanatics.

Recently opened (in spring of 2017). This has so much to see and absorb. Resonably priced. There is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yorktown, Virginia
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
200 Water Street, Route 1020, Yorktown, VA 23690
+1 757-887-1776
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The new American Revolutions Museum at Yorktown takes you through the history of America's fight for independence. There are hands on exhibits in the indoor galleries as well as the outdoor experiences. You should plan at least a half a day to do the museum...More

Thank Malibupipeline
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently opened (in spring of 2017). This has so much to see and absorb. Resonably priced. There is a colonial style working farm complete with docents that have stepped out of a history book carrying so much knowledge. No cost parking a plus. This museum...More

Thank donpipes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

layout was outstanding - information put together so well - staff knowledgeable to help with questions - outside exhibit of the cannon was awesome. So glad we made the stop.

Thank Y2431VCsusan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The American Revolution Museum official opened this April. This is not your typical museum. There are hands on activities, interpreters that explain who things were leading up to the American Revolution and beyond. The exhibits have a 21 first century feel with high quality films...More

1  Thank WilliamsburgVA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place for any history buff. There is much to see and learn here. It is laid out with clean lines in a very attractive fashion. There were a number of interesting stories to absorb and it was easy to find yourself...More

1  Thank HonestObservation
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is beautiful, and the 4d movie is a must-see! The staff are friendly and the reenactors are great at engaging with everyone including the kids. The encampment and farm were fun to explore and educational. This was our favorite spot to visit in...More

1  Thank Peta_Griffin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You might walk in without knowing much about the Revolution but you won't walk out that way. Plenty of space to leisurely view the exhibits. You definitely do not want to miss the battle of Yorktown film!!!!

1  Thank Veronica H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a group of Carefree Seniors from Gloucester. It is an awesome place to learn more of our local history. I would recommend this to all ages. It is very interactive which is fun for all ages, and very enlightening as you learn or...More

Thank Betty W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum houses several theatres throughout the building. Many artifacts of the war are on display. Lots of reading to learn more from huge displays. Statues are detailed. Just so much to see and learn! The outdoor encampment & farm area is well very constructed...More

1  Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great museum! I heard it was recently renovated, and they did a great job. The exhibits were nicely presented, with intervals of short movies to sit and view. The outside living village was great -- we got to talk to "villagers" that...More

Thank Lisa P
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Melissa B
Is it worth going on a rainy day?
23 December 2016|
Response from livnlrn | Reviewed this property |
Without a doubt! The indoor museum is state of the art and packed with so much to explore and experience. In fact I would plan for it to be a rainy day option just in case of inclement weather.
what is the average amount of time spent at the center?
19 December 2016|
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Response from mariavhaag | Reviewed this property |
We attended a weekend seminar and had private tour of the museum prior to it's official opening. It is not real big inside and the outside was not finished yet. The inside only took about an hour. Not sure how long the... More
Scott C
Handicap access ?
26 July 2016|
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Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
Probably some difficulty in the encampment area as the terrain is rocky and Sandy in some area.