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Great Hopes Plantation

How the Other Half Lived

Great Hopes Plantation

During this self-guided tour, glimpse the daily life of a plantation and discover how most Virginians lived.

Garden Symposium

Celebrate Planet Earth: Giving Back With Our Gardens, April 17 - 19, 2020

The Governor's Palace

In recognition of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22nd, we will examine garden designs, gardening practices, and plant choices that embrace nature yet beautify the landscape. Guest speakers and Colonial Williamsburg horticultural staff will share some of their best practices for creating gardens that are sustainable and earth friendly.

Operating Hours

Great Hopes Plantation

  • Monday

    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday

    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday

    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday

    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday

    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday

    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday

    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM