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Open year-round 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, except Christmas and New Year’s days.

Enjoy self-guided exploration of early Virginia history in immersive gallery exhibits and films throughout the day. Through February 28, outdoor living-history areas are accessible only on guided tours.

Outdoor Guided Tours – Through February 28

After exploring gallery exhibits at both museums on your own, visitors can join 90-minute guided tours of the outdoor living-history areas each day at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Tours begin at the end of historical timelines in Jamestown Settlement’s Great Hall and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown’s Grand Corridor. Tours, offered as weather permits, are included with museum admission. On March 1, the outdoor areas will be accessible to visitors throughout the day from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

COVID-19 Safety

For everyone’s safety and enjoyment of the museum experience, safety protocols feature adjustments to operations and access to gallery exhibits and outdoor living-history areas. Click here to learn more.

For information, call (757) 253-4838.

Jamestown Settlement Directions

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown Directions

Directions and Area Map

Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown form “Virginia’s Historic Triangle,” all linked by the scenic Colonial Parkway, and are easily reached via interstates 95 and 64 and U.S. Route 17.

Follow these signs for directions to Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.

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Jamestown Settlement is located on Route 31 South, adjacent to Historic Jamestowne, just 10 minutes from the restored area of Williamsburg, Va. From Richmond, take I-64 to Exit 234 (Lightfoot). Turn right onto Route 199. Follow Route 199 for eight miles and turn right at the second traffic light onto Jamestown Road (Route 31 South). From Hampton Roads, take I-64 west to Exit 242A. Follow Route 199 for five miles. Turn left at the fourth traffic light onto Jamestown Road. All: Drive four miles on Jamestown Road, and turn left at the Jamestown Settlement sign, onto Route 359. Turn right into the museum parking lot. Parking is free at Jamestown Settlement.

The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown is located on Route 1020, at the edge of Yorktown and near Yorktown Battlefield, just 20 minutes from the restored area of Williamsburg, VA. From Richmond, take I-64 to Exit 247. Turn left onto Route 143. Turn left at the first traffic light, onto Route 238. From Hampton Roads, take I-64 west to Exit 247. Turn right onto Route 238 toward Yorktown. All: Follow Route 238 for three miles, then bear to the left onto Route 1020. The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown is one mile on the right. Parking is free at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.

The distance between the two museums is approximately 20 miles.

For map searching use the following addresses:

Jamestown Settlement
2110 Jamestown Road, Route 31 S., Williamsburg, 23185

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American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street, Route 1020, Yorktown, 23690

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