Jamestown Settlement
Jamestown Settlement
Jamestown Settlement

Jamestown Settlement Tours and Tickets

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See how America’s first English settlers lived at the Jamestown Settlement. The living history museum sits in Virginia near the site of the original colony where settlers landed in 1607. It explores colonial history through films, exhibits, and interactive experiences. Plus, climb aboard replicas of the ships that sailed to Virginia.

  • Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 15-Aug. 15 until 6 p.m.
  • 2110 Jamestown Road, Jamestown, Virginia, 23185

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Q:What are Jamestown Settlement hours of operation?
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Jamestown Settlement hours of operation: Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 15-Aug. 15 until 6 p.m.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Q:Can you visit Jamestown Settlement without a ticket?
A:No. Admission tickets are required to visit Jamestown Settlement, which is a open-air history museum complete with historic reconstructions, replicas, audiovisual presentations, and exhibits recreating everyday life back in the 17th-century English settlement in Virginia. Visitors can choose among several entry passes, including multi-day and combo packages.
Q:How much time do you need to see Jamestown Settlement?
A:Plan on spending at least two or three hours visiting Jamestown Settlement, which includes large-scale replicas of three ships, Jamestown Fort, and a Powhatan Native American village. Many visitors also make a stop at Historic Jamestowne, the actual site of the settlement and an active archaeological site.
Q:Is Jamestown Settlement worth visiting?
A:Yes. Jamestown Settlement is a big hit with kids thanks to its recreation of colonial history via ship replicas, a fort, and living history exhibits. Visitors also confront America’s more difficult chapters, from the arrival of enslaved Africans in 1619 to tensions between colonists and the Indigenous Algonquian people.
Q:Can you walk around Jamestown Settlement?
A:Yes. Main sights within Jamestown Settlement are spread out, and walking is required to get around. Visitors can also step aboard replicas of the three ships that brought English colonists to Virginia back in 1607. You can also watch costumed actors perform live reenactments of cooking and other 17th-century skills.
Q:Is Jamestown Settlement accessible?
A:Yes. With the exception of the replica 17th-century ships, every area within Jamestown Settlement is accessible to visitors using wheelchairs. Wheelchair-accessible restrooms are open to visitors, and wheelchairs and strollers are loaned out on a first-come, first-served basis. Service animals are allowed, and assistive-listening systems for the film are available on request.
Q:Can you park at Jamestown Settlement?
A:Yes. Parking is free at Jamestown Settlement, located off Virginia State Route 31. The settlement is about a 20-minute drive from Colonial Williamsburg, another popular site featuring historical reconstructions. The other nearby attraction, Yorktown is about a 30-minute drive. Many visitors combine visits to all three on a multi-day trip.