Jmestown Settlement tells the story of 17th-century Virginia, from the arrival of English colonists in Jamestown in 1607 to the cultural encounters and events that planted the seeds of a new nation.
The world of Jamestown, America’s first permanent English colony, comes to life through film, immersive gallery exhibits and outdoor living history.
Discover America’s beginnings in “1607: A Nation Takes Root,” an introductory film shown throughout the day.
Explore the cultures of the Powhatan Indians, English colonists, and west central Africans who converged at Jamestown. View artifacts from the 17th century and dynamic films, including the 4D experiential film “Bacon’s Rebellion.”
Outdoors, climb aboard a re-creation of one of three 1607 ships to learn about the 144-day journey across the Atlantic.
Hear a matchlock musket fire in the re-created 1610-14 fort to learn about the Virginia Company of London's 1610-14 military outpost.
Explore the Powhatan way of life in a re-creation of a Paspahegh town, based on archaeological discoveries of a site near Jamestown.
Ticket is valid for 7 consecutive days of unlimited admission to Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown Settlement, and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.
Face coverings are not required for vaccinated visitors, staff and volunteers, but are strongly encouraged indoors and in large gatherings.
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello
James Madison’s Montpelier
George Washington’s Mount Vernon