Jamestown Settlement, Williamsburg, Virginia

2218 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185

| Map |

Other Nearby Places to Visit

About Jamestown Settlement

Average user rating (7 Reviews)

Rating for your family

Mandy Bryant Schuchhardt and 1 other parent have been here

Ratings by kids' ages

  • Tots (0-2)
  • Little kids (3-5)
  • Big kids (6-8)
  • Tweens (9-12)
  • Teens (13+)

Tips for Families

Check out the Powhatan Village, where young ones can get a dose of culture by scraping animal skins with oyster shells and playing Native American games.

Address: 2218 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185

| Map
Phone: 757-253-4838
URL: http://www.historyisfun.org/jamestown-settlement.htm
Hours: Mon-Sun 9 am - 5pm. Closed New Year’s Day and Christmas Day.
Price: Check prices More Info

Recent User Reviews

View All
Senior Traveler

Cranford, New Jersey

  • My overall rating:

    My ratings by kids age

    • Tweens (9-12)
    • Teens (13+)
  • Visited: April 2011
  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2012
  • Traveled with:

    Tweens (9-12) and Teens (13+)

Educational and entertaining for multiple age groups

Flag review

Tips for Families

Allow extra time for the museum. We underestimated how engaging it would be for the whole family.

Suggestions for nearby family-friendly accommodations


Suggestions for nearby family-friendly restaurants


My Kid's Review


View more

Was this review helpful to you?


Submitted by: Debi S.

It's like stepping back in time...a great adventure.  Fun for the whole family.  It's amazing how small ...

Submitted by: ryan c.

We love going to Jamestown.  My daughter loves the fact that she is walking where the real Pochohantas may have walked.  She's not big on going in to the wigwams though because of the furs and animals hides but she loves talking to the actors and even asked on if she was Pocohontas (and was answered no, Pochontas was out in the woods somewhere.)   My son loves grinding the corn and cleaning the animal skin.  We all love going to the fort.  Our first visit they helped get worms off the tobacco plants.  That was also the visit where my son met a rooster that he calls his friend he has to see every time we go.  We love walking around the fort, and going to the armory.  My son and daughter love going to the chur...

Submitted by: Tricia E.

Visiting the Jamestown Settlement was one of the neatest things we did during our trip to Virginia. The employees and tour guides are amazing, they are like the best professors you had in college with their animated storytelling and wealth of information. I could have listened to our one guide in particular, a gentleman in a park ranger's uniform who reminded me of an army drill sargeant, all day long. Since we have family in Virginia, I had visited Jamestown once before, when I was very young. I hated it back then. It's a completely different experience seeing this place as an adult, very interesting to hear about what life was like for America's earliest settlers and  to see so many interesting artifacts a...

Submitted by: Keith E.

This is such a fun place to visit! Terrific if you are interested about the creation of the first Virginia colony. Explore the lives of the Powhat...

500 characters allowed

Thank you for your help! We'll check it out.