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Make Our Museums Your Year-Round Classroom

Explore our country’s beginnings at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Discover tools to enrich your visit with a variety of educational programs and teacher learning materials available at our museums, in your classroom and online.

At Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, indoor galleries feature exhibits with period artifacts, immersive environments, interactives and films. Outdoors, experience living-history demonstrations and activities in life-size re-creations of a Paspahegh town, 1607 ships, colonial fort, Continental Army encampment and Revolution-era farm.

Virtual Learning Experiences
The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation offers educators a variety of virtual learning experiences.
Virtual Teacher Workshops
Join museum educators for free 90-minute online teacher professional development opportunities. Virginia educators may receive recertification points for participation.
Group Tours and Programs
An array of fun and engaging tours and programs for groups of 15 or more are customized for a variety of ages, curriculum standards and special interests. All tours and programs are correlated to Virginia Standards of Learning, National Standards for History, National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies and Common Core.
Learning Center
Explore our extensive collection of Jamestown, colonial America and American Revolution-related teacher resources.
Youth and Family Programs
Exciting history-based programs for children ages 4 and up. Scout programs involve youth in active learning in gallery exhibits and living-history areas to earn badges. Homeschool families can visit year-round with special daily admission, plus Homeschool Program Days each fall.
Classroom Outreach
Let us bring one of our inquiry-based educational programs to your classroom.
Teacher Professional Development
Professional development opportunities support teachers with a variety of needs, from in-service training session at their school division to in-depth teacher programs to enhance student learning experiences.
Adult Programs
Delve into the amazing history of America's beginnings with an immersive tour or program through our world-class gallery exhibits and outdoor re-created living-history areas.

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