American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Discover the story of our nation’s founding

   Located in Coastal Virginia

  Open daily

  Save 10% on America’s Historic Triangle Ticket

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American Revolution Museum at Yorktown tells the story of the nation’s founding, from the twilight of the colonial period to the dawn of the Constitution and beyond.

Can’t-Miss Activities

  • Catch “Liberty Fever,” an introductory film shown throughout the day.

  • Discover the people and events of the American Revolution through expansive indoor galleries featuring period artifacts, immersive environments and films.

  • Cover your ears for daily artillery firing demonstrations in the re-created Continental Army encampment.

  • Explore period cooking, farming and fiber arts at the re-created Revolution-era farm, based on a real 18th-century York County family. 

  • Take in “The Siege of Yorktown,” an experiential 4D film with a 180-degree surround screen and dramatic special effects.

Save 10% on America’s Historic Triangle Ticket

Ticket is valid for 7 consecutive days of unlimited admission to Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown Rediscovery at Historic Jamestowne, Jamestown Settlement, American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, and Yorktown Battlefield.

COVID Safety Precautions

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Face coverings are not required for vaccinated visitors, staff and volunteers, but are strongly encouraged indoors and in large gatherings.

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This website was created in collaboration with:

  • Colonial Williamsburg

  • Jamestown Settlement

  • Jamestown Rediscovery at Historic Jamestowne

  • American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

  • James Monroe’s Highland

  • Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

  • James Madison’s Montpelier

  • George Washington’s Mount Vernon

  • George Mason’s Gunston Hall

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