Please wait...

Special Offers for Military Families

To thank the dedicated men and women who have worn the uniform to defend America, we offer these exclusive military discounts.


Offers & Amenities


  • Tickets & Passes

    Complimentary & Discounted Admission

    • All U.S. active-duty military, activated or drilling reservists, and National Guard personnel receive complimentary Single-day admission to Colonial Williamsburg for themselves and up to three direct dependents for any day, once a year. The offer is valid for one visit only. Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. Please present your active-duty ID and dependent ID to receive the offer.
      • Active-duty military can either take advantage of the complimentary Single-day admission for themselves and up to three direct dependents, or receive 50 percent off the purchase of up to five Annual Passes.
    • Retired military and veterans qualify for 50 percent off Single-day tickets or Annual Passes for themselves and up to three direct dependents.
      • Military veterans who separated before retirement can bring a copy of their honorable discharge paperwork, DD Form 214, as identification of service.

    Honoring Service to America

    • During Memorial Day weekend and Veterans Day weekend we offer free admission to all active-duty military, retired, veterans, activated or drilling reservists, National Guard personnel, and up to three direct dependents.
      • Active-duty, activated or drilling reservists, and National Guard personnel, please select one complimentary day per year, total; either Memorial Day weekend, Veterans Day weekend, or another day of your choosing.


    Visit our new military information desk at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center to learn more about military amenities, programs, exhibits, and discounts.



    for Complimentary Admission Offers

    Who qualifies for this program?

    The Honoring Service to America complimentary admission program permits any U.S. active-duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guard personnel to one complimentary admission per year.

    How many times can we visit using this program?

    This offer is valid for one visit per year for military personnel and as many as three direct dependents.

    Do civilians working for the Department of Defense qualify for this offer?

    No. Only U.S. active duty military qualify for complimentary admission.

    You offer a total of four free tickets. What if there are more people in my family?

    You may purchase additional single-day tickets for direct dependents at a 50% discount.

    My spouse is serving overseas. Can dependents visit without their service member?

    Yes, but this will use the service member's free tickets for the year.

    I am a single parent serving overseas. My children are living with a relative. How can my kids visit?

    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.

    I am service member from an Allied country; does this program apply to me?

    No. This program only applies to members of the United States military.

  • Liberty Lounge

    Liberty Lounge

    The Liberty Lounge

    The Liberty Lounge, located just off Duke of Gloucester Street in the heart of the Historic Area, offers a quiet, comfortable place for ticketed active-duty, veteran, and retired military and their families to relax during their visit.

  • Art Museums

    The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg are proud to be a Blue Star Museum.

    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.

    blue star museum
  • Hotels & Dining


    10% off price of all Colonial Williamsburg hotel rooms. Based upon availability.


    10% off food and beverage at Colonial Williamsburg restaurants.

    Military Reunions, Retreats, and Conferences

    • 10 % off meeting space
    • Per diem room rate for guest rooms
    • Plan a reunion, retreat, or conference in world-class meeting facilities. Fine dining, award-winning spa treatments, championship golf, color guard at reception, Fifes & Drums escort to tavern dinner. To learn more, contact Colonial Williamsburg Meetings at 1-800-822-9127.

    Government Per Diem

    A government per diem is available at the Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel & Suites for groups of 10 or more. Based upon availability.

  • Golf, Spa, & Weddings


    • Discounted golf rates vary (8%-17%) with season and course. Includes 18 holes of golf, cart, greens fees, and range balls on Gold or Green Courses.
    • One player in must be active or retired military with valid ID to present to Pro Shop. Valid for up to four people.
    • Call (757) 220-7696 to make a tee time reservation. Tee times may be booked 60 days in advance.
    • Spring Military Golf Invitational includes 36 holes of golf at the Gold and Green Courses in March.
    • Fall Military Golf Invitational includes 36 holes of golf at the Green Course on Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11, 2018. Entry deadline is November 2, 2018. For additional information or to register, please visit


    • 10% off at the Spa of Colonial Williamsburg for active duty military.


    • 10% off site fee


Points of Interest


Firing a musket
Fire a Flintlock Musket

Fire live rounds at a target

The Magazine
The Magazine

Keeping the Powder Dry

Weapons of the Revolutionary War

to arm against an enemy


Related Events

Military History Buffs Itinerary

See America’s biggest collection of 18th-century British military firearms, the Gunsmith Shop, and then take aim for yourself at the Educational Musket Range.