Historic Jamestowne, Williamsburg

4.7
#2 of 301 in Museums in Virginia
Situated on the banks of the James River, Historic Jamestowne represents the site of the first English colony in North America. You can wander among reconstructed buildings of the original James Fort, which resemble their 17th-century appearance. Dig deeper by exploring the archaeological museum that displays items from the original English colonists, local Native American tribes, and the Africans who called the region home. Facing the river, catch a glimpse of the statue of John Smith, a leader in the development of the Virginia Colony in its early years. Put Historic Jamestowne and other Williamsburg attractions into our Williamsburg day trip planning app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This is place is a very important part of history. The church was closed due to excavations, that was disappointing. We had 2 different hour long informative tours that were very good. I would have be...  more »
  • The Jamestown area is great. You can see the digs going on in the original area and learn things about the people that lived there.Tha museam is also a must see and it takes about 3 hours.  more »
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  • Jamestown is amazing! The settlement is true to 1600's life. The interpreters are very knowledgeable and able to discuss their craft with everyone. I love going there and to historic Jamestown. It is history come to life. I highly recommend the trip.
  • The last time I was here it was more than 10 years ago. They have discovered and are displaying a while lot more artifacts more than ever. The ground is well maintained and clean. They are also restoring the old church as well. The entry fee of 20 dollars for adults is a little high in my opinion but it is what it is. The kids under 16 are free. Cool place to take the family.
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