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Honoring Service to America:

FREE Admission to Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg is offering FREE admission during Memorial Day weekend, Friday through Monday, May 26 - 29, to all active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans, national guardsmen, and their immediate dependents.*

Your FREE admission includes:

  • Admission to more than 40 historic trades and sites
  • Admission to our two world-class art museums
  • Complimentary shuttle service

Celebrate with special events all weekend, culminating in a march and ceremony honoring Americas veterans at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day.



Made possible by a generous grant from The Home Depot Foundation as part of its ongoing commitment to improving the homes and lives of U.S. military veterans and their families.

Open Table

Welcome Military Guests

Liberty Lounge

Special conditions

*Free admission tickets are only valid for May 26-May 29, 2017. Guests must visit a Colonial Williamsburg on-site ticket sales location to receive their free admission ticket. Locations include the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, the Lumber House, and William Pitt Store Ticket Offices, and the ticket window in Merchants Square. All guests in party must be present to receive their free admission ticket. Only one per person.

Free “Honoring Service to America” tickets will be provided to dependents of currently deployed troops with appropriate identification, the service member need not be present. Military veterans who separated before retirement can bring a copy of their honorable discharge paperwork, DD Form 214, as identification of service.

Dependents ages 10 and over must present a valid dependent ID.