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Colonial Williamsburg

101 Visitor Center Dr, Williamsburg, VA 23185

8:45 AM - 5:00 PM Daily

$$$

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Explore Colonial Williamsburg for a memorable, educational experience that takes you back in time to a significant era in American history!

For history buffs with a tribe beyond the preschool years, what better destination for your family’s road trip than the largest outdoor museum in the world? This living history museum at Colonial Williamsburg brings the 18th Century to life! Walk the streets of the reconstructed village, taking in period architecture, viewing live demonstrations, and even eating in Colonial-style taverns. There is so much to experience that it's best to plan on spending a whole day here.

Kids love the reenactments, with actors giving tours, performing period music, churning butter, and reenacting battles. Make sure to make time for a tour or talk with an archeologist if you have time and your kids are a bit older. 

There are even special kid's shows and events, though you usually need to stay and watch your kids. The park includes museums with antique furniture and more. This 301-acre park will keep you coming back for more time and time again.

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