Discover the 18th-century virtually between visits.
Art Museums for CW Kids
Explore items from the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg's collection. Learn cool facts, have some fun with at-home craft projects, and find out where to see these items in person when you visit!
Where the past ignites the present. Keep up with what's happening behind the scenes, plus tips for visiting, history, and much more
Test Your Skills
Download Activity Pages
Keep the kids engaged with free coloring sheets from The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, as well as activity pages about the American Revolution and Colonial Williamsburg.Learn More
Try a New Recipe
Make an 18th-century style dish
Explore Our Collections
Meet our Nation Builders
Read about the people who helped shape their time, and whose legacy continues to influence and inspire American ideals.Learn More
Founded in 1986, Colonial Williamsburg’s Rare Breeds program helps promote genetic diversity in livestock that research shows thrived in 18th-century colonial British America. Cared for by the Coach & Livestock department, horses, oxen, sheep, and fowl contribute to the living history museum in many of the same ways they would have contributed to the colonial capital.Learn More
Trend & Tradition Magazine
Colonial Williamsburg’s full-color quarterly magazine offers articles, photography and art that showcases the life of Williamsburg’s historic core and its people — then and now.Read Now
How Can I Help?
We need your support to help us fulfill our mission: that the future may learn from the past. Without state or federal funds, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation depends largely on individual donations to keep this unique living history museum going. Gifts of any size make a big impact!