Jamestown Rediscovery at Historic Jamestowne

England's first permanent settlement in North America

    Located in Coastal Virginia

   Open daily

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Walk in the footsteps of Captain John Smith and Pocahontas at the original site of Jamestown, England's first permanent settlement in North America.

Can’t-Miss Activities

  • Witness the moment of discovery as Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists excavate the 1607 James Fort site.

  • Explore the Archaearium, an award-winning archaeology museum, featuring more than 4,000 artifacts recovered from the James Fort site.

  • Visit the Memorial Church and 17th century church tower and stand in the exact spot where the first legislative assembly met in 1619.

  • Join a walking tour with an archaeologist or park ranger to dig deeper into Jamestown history and learn about recent excavations.

  • Stop at the Glasshouse of 1608 to observe artisans practice glassmaking, one of the earliest industries attempted on the island.

  • Enjoy lunch on the banks of the James River at the Dale House Cafe.

  • Walk, run, bike, or drive the Jamestown Island Loop Drive, a five mile self-guided driving tour that explores the natural environment and history of the island.

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.

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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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