Visit & Events
May 23, 2012
This Memorial Day we invite active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans, and their families to enjoy access to all our “Revolutionary City” and Art Museums have to offer. Guests can take advantage of complimentary parking at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, where they can view the short movie The Story of a Patriot and utilize our shuttle bus services.
Weekend-long admission is only available at the on-site ticket sales locations of Colonial Williamsburg, including the Visitor Center, the Lumber House Ticket office, or the ticket window in Merchants Square. Appropriate military identification is required.
May 15, 2012
Music is on the march this weekend as Fifes and Drums regiments from across the country converge in Williamsburg for a three-day muster. Plan to visit for a long weekend packed with special events and plenty of military field music.
Learn more about all of this weekend’s big events.
March 30, 2012
Spring has arrived in Virginia, and the tulips are blooming in the fullness of their glory. Now is the time to see the buds of all the fruits that summer will bring, in a riot of color that shames winter’s bare grays.
March 27, 2012
Anderson’s Armoury is almost complete — watch the finishing details come together on the webcam before this Saturday’s opening.
Will you be coming to this weekend’s opening?
March 26, 2012
After more than a year of reconstruction, the industrial site that supported Virginia’s war effort during the Revolution opens to guests. Anderson’s Blacksmith Shop and Public Armoury reflects the complexity and urgency of waging war against the world’s most powerful 18th-century nation. A $5 million gift from Forrest E. Mars Jr. enables the reconstruction and endowment of the site.