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Historic Site: Raleigh Tavern

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CW Admission Required

Open today until 5:00 p.m.

  • Monday

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Tuesday

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Wednesday

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Thursday

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Friday

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Saturday

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Sunday

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Raleigh Tavern served as a critical stage for Virginia's political ambitions amid intensifying debate about liberty, ultimately leading to our nation's independence. As you tour this site, you will learn about different perspectives on the extraordinary events that took place here. Tours every 15 minutes.

Raleigh Tavern Cam

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Reproducing Sir Walter Raleigh

Colonial Williamsburg Conservators Preserve a lead bust of Sir Walter Raleigh

All Hands on Deck

Historic Trades, facilities staff work together to construct a new porch for the Raleigh Tavern

Serious Fun

Taverns were sites of political discussion and entertaining diversions

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