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Visit this Winter

Some sites close for scheduled maintenance after the holidays. Please note that the Governor’s Palace is closed Jan. 3 - 13, and the Capitol is closed Jan. 17 - 27.

There’s still plenty to enjoy! Visit tradespeople in their shops, explore the Magazine, discover something new at Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, shop our signature stores, and enjoy comfort food at the Taverns!

The Historic Area is open 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. daily | Download a map & program guide here.
The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

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We have the perfect discounted ticket or special offer for you. Your admission ticket or pass is your key to a limited selection of featured Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area sites, trades, programs, and gardens, as well as access to two art museums and free shuttle service. Plus, get tickets online for a totally touchless experience!

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Season Favorites

Liberty Ice Pavilion

Fire a Flintlock Musket

Carriage Rides

New & Noteworthy

Plan Your Visit

Special Events

Presidents' Weekend

Black History Month

Women's History Month

Explore the Historic Area

Discover government sites, family homes, and historic trades.

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Attend an Event

Meet Nation Builders, learn about Archaeological research and watch performances at the Play House Stage.

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Dine With Us

With a mixture of historic taverns, modern restaurants, and cafes located in and around the Historic Area, you’ll find the perfect place for a historically inspired family meal or an intimate evening of creative cuisine.

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Winter Warmers

Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg

Featuring the best in British and American fine and decorative arts, plus the nation’s premiere collection of American folk art

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Experience Diverse Voices

Learn the stories of the diverse people who walked these streets nearly 250 years ago.

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Walking Tours

Join in on one of the many walking tours throughout the Historic Area. Learn more about the lives and events of 18th-century Williamsburg residents.

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Watch Theater Performances

Whether you’re seeing our whimsical outdoor plays or Nation Builders sharing their stories, theatrical performances are great entertainment while you rest your legs.

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Hands-On Activities

Learn 18th-century skills first hand. From hand-sewing to woodworking there's something for everyone.

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Attend an Event at the Art Museums

Take a deeper dive into the exhibitions at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg with expert led discussions.

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TOOLS FOR A TOTALLY TOUCHLESS EXPERIENCE

Colonial Williamsburg Explorer App

Digital Tickets

Map & Guide

Mementos of Williamsburg

William and Mary White Bedding Collection

Sterling Silver C-Band Bracelet

WILLIAMSBURG Bleighton Blue Bedding Collection

Gift Cards

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Travel Back in Time from Your Couch

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