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Homeschooler Experiences

Colonial Williamsburg Homeschool Experience
Great Hopes Plantation
RevQuest Sign of the Rhinoceros

Join Our Hands-on History Lesson

Participate in a variety of hands-on experiences throughout the Revolutionary City. Discover what it was like to grow up during the 18th century. Learn about the arts and mysteries of a trade. Start a conversation with a citizen of the town. Or, go on a quest to save the Revolution and find out how to crack the codes that spies used. You can even drop by the Art Museums and create a work of art to take home.

Create your own itinerary anytime throughout the year, or join in on one of our special spring or fall homeschooler weekends.

Colonial Williamsburg offers exclusive pricing year round for homeschool groups of all sizes in addition to a wide variety of books, DVDs, and teaching resources. For more information on Customized Guided Tours or to make reservations call 1-800-228-8878 or email

Fall Homeschool Days

September 6–21, 2014

Bring your family to Fall Homeschool Days and enjoy exclusive homeschool programs and tours, plus play the newest chapter of spy game RevQuest: The Old Enemy. See the full schedule of events here. Early Bird pricing available through August 29, 2014.

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Special Homeschool Events

The Tinsmith's Apprentice
Sep 6 - Sep 13, 2014

Visit the newest trade in the Revolutionary City and discover the art behind creating vessels, kettles, cups, saucers, and a whole lot more. This hands-on program is for children 9–12, who must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.

The Printer's Apprentice
Sep 11 - Sep 18, 2014

Discover the art, mystery, tools, and techniques of the printer’s trade. Try your hand as a pressman and take home what you have pulled at the press. This hands-on program is for children 7–12, who must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.

Bits and Bridles Tour
Sep 8 - Sep 18, 2014

Interested in the animals and carriages you’ve seen in the Revolutionary City? Learn more about them and Colonial Williamsburg’s modern stable and rare breeds program on this one-hour walking tour. Space is limited.

Colonial Williamsburg The Revolutionary City
Sep 9 - Sep 18, 2014

Live the life of a soldier! Go back in time to 1778 and enlist in the Virginia State Garrison Regiment. Learn to march and to practice the musket exercise.

Archeology Detective
Sep 10 - Sep 17, 2014

Explore the scientific side of making history! This hands-on program examines some less obvious “artifacts” and what they can tell us about the people who used them.

2015 Spring and Fall Homeschool Days

To be Announced
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