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Discover the Past at Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia

Colonial Williamsburg brings history to life with re-enactments, authentically restored buildings, restaurants serving 18th century style food and a unique atmosphere that is pure colonial. This Williamsburg attraction excels at uniting tourist-themed fun with education. The history presented at Colonial Williamsburg is very authentic and they strive to not only present life as it was, but teach visitors real versions of history.

Colonial Williamsburg depicts the lives of Williamsburg citizens from 1774 to 1781. Large scale re-enactments occur daily and these large scale, street theater pieces are a large part of the attractions appeal. The stories of Native Americans and African Americans are also thoroughly researched so that their story is integrated into the history detailed.
With over 300 acres to explore, including the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum and the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, this historic destination provides a variety of things to do. Reserve your Colonial Williamsburg tickets today to see America’s history…today.