How did enlightenment philosophies impact America’s definition of freedom? Engage in the 18th-century pastime of natural philosophy or scientific observation. Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math are essential subjects today and were vitally important in Williamsburg in the 1770s. Step into the shoes of 18th-century students to learn what is on the cutting edge of enlightenment science.
Recommended for ages 8 years old and up. Students under 18 must be accompanied by a non-participating adult with a Homeschool Admission Ticket and a Special Program Ticket.
Popular Science: Enlightenment for Home Educators
Visit a Nation Builder
Step into the past with a Nation Builder. Through stories, discussion, and questions, explore the hopes, choices, and challenges they faced.
The Doctrine of Representation
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Art Museums Admission
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