Colonial Williamsburg welcomes military personnel, veterans and families. Whether you want to compare tactics with historic military interpreters, check out our vast weapons on exhibit in the art museums, or retrace the nation’s beginnings with your family, we are proud to offer exceptional programs and exclusive military discounts.
See what offers and amenities you qualify for below, then check out the itinerary, programs and exhibitions linked below for your convenience.
All dependent guests in the party must be present at time of purchase. Tickets must be purchased at a Colonial Williamsburg Ticket Office. Dependents are defined as spouses and children/individuals who are claimed as a dependent on military personnel US Federal Income Tax Return. Military discount cannot be combined with other Colonial Williamsburg ticketing offers. Discounted tickets are not available for other ticketing configurations such as Multiday, Historic Triangle, or BOUNCE tickets, or special programming, such as Cry Witch, Haunted Williamsburg, and Fire a Flintlock Musket. For more on our Honoring Service to America promotion, please see the Frequently Asked Questions here.
The Honoring Service to America complimentary admission program permits any U.S. active-duty military, activated or reservist, National Guard, Veteran or retired personnel to one complimentary admission once annually for themselves and up to three direct dependents on either Memorial Day weekend or Veterans Day weekend.
This offer is valid for one visit per year for military personnel and as many as three direct dependents.
No. Only U.S. active duty military qualify for complimentary admission.
You may purchase additional single-day tickets for direct dependents at a 25% discount.
Yes, but this will use the service member's free tickets for the year.
The primary caregiver should visit the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center and they will make accommodations for minor dependents. Proof of military status and deployment is required.
No. This program only applies to members of the United States military.
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America.
Through this program, active-duty military and their families can enjoy free admission to our two world-class art museums, Memorial Day through Labor Day.
10% off price of all Colonial Williamsburg hotel rooms. Based upon availability.
10% off food and beverage at Colonial Williamsburg restaurants.
A government per diem is available at the Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel & Suites for groups of 10 or more. Based upon availability.
Play 18 holes at discounted golf rates (varying with season and course).
For more information about out our Military Invitationals and Appreciation Golf Tournaments, and to register, visit the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club website.
Success on the battlefield depends greatly on the discipline of the soldiers and the order in which they execute their tactics and field maneuvers. Come witness a demonstration of these tactics that are crucial to success in combat. This program is weather permitting.
Gather on Market Square to celebrate America's enduring story with our world-renowned Fife and Drum corps!
The Veterans Day March is an afternoon procession and ceremony featuring the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes & Drums, Military Programs staff, and area veteran groups. Commemorative service is held behind the Courthouse after the march.