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Colonial Williamsburg

Explore

Explore Colonial Williamsburg and become a citizen of the city. Engage with the community and experience firsthand the triumphs and struggles of people from all walks of life. Watch as expert tradespeople use 18th-century tools and methods in their crafts. Visit our art museums, tee off a game of golf, or relax and unwind at the Spa. Stay at one of the Official Hotels of Colonial Williamsburg, with a variety of opportunities to shop and dine, and you'll never want to leave.

We also have a Week at a Glance PDF available for download that will give you a brief overview of the coming week (Monday—Sunday).

Please note that Colonial Williamsburg will be on a reduced program schedule from January 3-27, 2017.

 

Historic Area, Carriage Rides & Tours

In Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area, be transported back to meet tradespeople, women, members of the enslaved community, shopkeepers, and political figures that call Williamsburg home. With so much to see and do, there is something for everyone--history lovers, makers, and fans of architecture. As you explore the Historic Area, get caught up in the historic moments taking place around you. Take a scenic carriage ride through the city for a unique perspective on transportation in the 18th century.

Kimball Theatre

Since 1933, the Kimball Theatre has been a venue for thought-provoking film festivals, musical performances, and 18th-century plays and programming featuring Nation Builders, among many others. Located in Merchants Square, this historic theater links our past with the present.

 

Wellness & Recreation

History isn't the only thing Colonial Williamsburg has to offer. Unwind after a day of exploration and adventure at the Spa of Colonial Williamsburg, tee off on one of the championship courses at the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club, or get in a game of tennis. And if that wasn't enough, you can also join The Clubs and enjoy all the benefits that come with membership.

Nearby Attractions

In addition to Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown make up the Historic Triangle. The events in these three places—establishing the first permanent English settlement in Jamestown, declaring independence in Williamsburg, and winning the last major battle of the American Revolution at Yorktown—led to the birth of our nation. Looking for a thrill? Busch Gardens and Water Country USA offer rides and entertainment for the whole family.