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Family Activities

There’s something for every member of the family at Colonial Williamsburg. Below, we’ve curated programs, trades visits, Art Museums exhibitions, and sites especially suited to for the whole family. Curious minds of all ages are encouraged to explore our 301 acres, ask lots of questions, and discover something new together.

Fun For Kids

Meet Our Tradespeople

Discover how craftspeople use techniques and tools from hundreds of years ago to work to make the fabrics, building materials, and objects used around town.

Meet Our Animals

Visit horses, oxen, sheep, and chickens representing historic breeds prevalent in the colonies that we help protect today.

Rare Breeds

Carriage Rides

Explore the Art Museums

Down on the Farm

German Toys in America

Visit Historic Sites

Dining & Diversions

Historic Taverns


Resort Amenities

Plan Your Visit

Admission Tickets

To experience all that the Historic Area has to offer, including tours of original 18th-century buildings, personal interaction with townspeople, vibrant gardens, two museums, and so much more—you’ll need an admission ticket.

Stay With Us

Enjoy world-class amenities and comfort at our official hotels. Plus, receive up to two complimentary length-of-stay admission tickets when you book your stay directly through Colonial Williamsburg Resorts!

Explore Online Ahead of Your Visit

Art Museums for CW Kids


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