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Brickmaker

Colonial Williamsburg Brickyard
Colonial Williamsburg Brickyard
Colonial Williamsburg Brickyard

From Clay to Solid Foundations

During the summer, brickmakers mold and dry thousands of bricks. You can even give them a hand by taking off your shoes and stomping water into the clay with your bare feet!

Come back in the autumn and see the bricks you helped make baked in a giant, wood-fired oven called a clamp. Keep your eyes out, too, for masons using these bricks in all sorts of projects around town.

Learn more about the brickmaker on History.org Go
Schedule of
Operation:

Hours effective through
November 27, 2014
Mon.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tues.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wed.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thurs.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Fri.: Closed
Sat.: Closed
Sun.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Ticket Required?
check Yes
ticketCW Admission
About this Historic Site: Child and Family Friendly Come and Go

Upcoming Events at the Brickyard Events

Handicap AccessibilityA gravel path with considerable slope leads to the yard.