Add Color

to Your Visit

Experience the Revolutionary City in full bloom

Spring in the Governors' Palace Garden


with Your Setting

Immerse yourself in natural beauty, regardless of the season

Colonial Williamsburg Arbors

Go Behind

the Gates

Discover our gardens on your own, or try a guided tour for a behind-the-scenes look

Colonial Williamsburg Orchards

Take in

the Style

Stroll through our gardens and find inspiration to take home with you

Colonial Williamsburg Topiary

From Garden

to Plate

Explore one of our kitchen gardens for a look into the local fare

Colonial Williamsburg Kitchen Gardens
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Explore Our Gardens

Tour our vibrant 18th-century gardens at your leisure or enhance your understanding of heirloom gardening techniques with a guided garden tour. Stroll through more than 100 gardens and green spaces, ranging from sculptured and formal to utilitarian. Meet our gardeners for a first-hand perspective, or learn about the connection between status and wealth and colonial gardens from a tour guide.

  • Historic Garden Map and Brochure

    Take a Map of Our Gardens to Go

    For a detailed, printable map of the gardens in the Revolutionary City download our Historic Garden brochure.

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Palace Garden

Discover how gardens reflected status and wealth in the 18th century. This escorted walking tour will take you through several gardens along Palace Green.


If you’ve ever wondered about growing seasonal plants in the Revolutionary City, this program is for you.


Experience our gardens from the ground up. Learn how Colonial Williamsburg uses archaeological evidence and historical documents to re-create authentic gardens.