- 9 hours (Approx.)
Get an in-depth experience of colonial America and the Revolutionary War when you delve into Colonial Williamsburg's interactive world. Visit colonial-era government buildings, family homes and craftsman shops as you explore the extensive exhibits at this living museum. Meet interpreters in period costume who bring history to life as they speak as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and other famous and common people.
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Entry/Admission - Colonial Williamsburg
- Entry/Admission - Public Hospital Museum
- Entry/Admission - Governor's Palace
- Entry/Admission - Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum
- Entry/Admission - DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
- Entry/Admission - Bruton Parish Episcopal Church
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks
Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center
Visit: Colonial Williamsburg, 101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4565
Colonial Williamsburg’s historic area covers more than 300 acres, with 88 original 18th-century structures, plus hundreds of houses, shops and public buildings that have been rebuilt on their original foundations.
Duration: 4 hours
Visit: Public Hospital Museum, 325 W Francis St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4103
Walk among the haunting voices of past inhabitants of this "part jail, part infirmary" hospital ward. The first if its kind in North America, this facility, dedicated solely to care of the mentally ill, used treatments that would be unheard of today.
Duration: 15 minutes
Visit: Governor's Palace, Northern End of Palace Green Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
Enter the years immediately before the Revolution and experience the grandeur of royal government in Virginia just before its collapse. Feel the tension between the rulers and the ruled in this revolutionary time as the British government's authority was increasingly questioned. Home to seven royal governors and the first two elected governors in Virginia, the Palace was meant to project British authority and wealth. From the large display of period swords and guns to the elegant décor and grand ballroom, the Palace was built to impress.
Duration: 20 minutes
Visit: Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, 325 W Francis St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4103
Art is in the eye of the beholder. In the galleries of the folk art museum, you'll discover an amazing variety of paintings, sculptures, and other objects created by talented, self-trained artists and craftsmen. In fact, it's one of the largest collections of American folk art.
Duration: 30 minutes
Visit: DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, 325 W Francis St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4103
The DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum houses a variety of the "finer things," including the world's largest collection of southern furniture and one of the largest collections of British ceramics outside England. Relax in the Portrait Gallery, attend a lecture or musical event in the Hennage Auditorium, or take part in a hands-on activity in the Education Studio.
Duration: 30 minutes
Visit: Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, 201 W Duke of Gloucester St (Just west of Palace Green), Williamsburg, VA 23185-4201
this three-centuries-old Episcopal church has hosted many famous patriots. At the time of the Revolution the Church of England was the official church, and all Virginians were expected to attend regularly. Ask knowledgeable parish volunteers your questions or attend one of the Sunday services in this original building, which still serves an active community.
Duration: 15 minutes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Evening programs include tours, plays, dances, concerts, and reenactments
- Evening meals in colonial taverns include strolling musicians and 18th-century fare
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.