Wetherburn’s Tavern

Wetherburn's Tavern

Travelers Found Comfort at Wetherburn’s

Merriment and conviviality were specialties of the house at Wetherburn’s Tavern. Get a glimpse into the private lives of Henry Wetherburn, his family, and his slaves—who made the tavern one of the most successful of the 1750s.

The tavern and the dairy out back are both original buildings.

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Schedule of
Operation:

Hours effective through
Sep. 2, 2016
Mon.: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tues.: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Wed.: CLOSED
Thurs.: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Fri.: CLOSED
Sat.: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sun.: CLOSED
Ticket Required?
check Yes
ticketCW Admission
About this Historic Site: placeholder Walking Tour

Upcoming Events at Wetherburn’s Tavern Events

Dec 8
5:30 PM
Illumination of the Taverns
Enjoy a traditional 18th-century seasonal celebration featuring the illumination of the colonial taverns and the surrounding buildings with candles and cressets. The spectacle will be accompanied by a narrative, the firing of muskets, and music performed by the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums.
Dec 15
5:30 PM
Illumination of the Taverns
Enjoy a traditional 18th-century seasonal celebration featuring the illumination of the colonial taverns and the surrounding buildings with candles and cressets. The spectacle will be accompanied by a narrative, the firing of muskets, and music performed by the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums.
Dec 22
5:30 PM
Illumination of the Taverns
Enjoy a traditional 18th-century seasonal celebration featuring the illumination of the colonial taverns and the surrounding buildings with candles and cressets. The spectacle will be accompanied by a narrative, the firing of muskets, and music performed by the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums.
Dec 29
5:30 PM
Illumination of the Taverns
Enjoy a traditional 18th-century seasonal celebration featuring the illumination of the colonial taverns and the surrounding buildings with candles and cressets. The spectacle will be accompanied by a narrative, the firing of muskets, and music performed by the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums.
Handicap AccessibilityWide doorways, spacious rooms; grounds and garden accessible. Six entrance steps with railing; outbuildings have one or more steps; most can be viewed from outside.