Welcome to Real History - Right Now!

We’re ready to welcome you to Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. With your well-being in mind, we have established protective protocols to carefully create a safe environment for everyone to enjoy. Taking a trip to the past is only a click away when you purchase tickets easily and instantly online.


Safety protocols

Based on current guidelines from the Virginia Governor’s Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other health officials, all staff members have completed advance training to protect themselves and those who visit Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. We’ve implemented enhanced safety measures designed to welcome you safely this season.

SOCIAL DISTANCING: Social distancing, of at least 6 feet, is encouraged between guests, individual family groups and staff.

ENHANCED CLEANING: Hand-sanitizing stations available and increased practices to disinfect high-touch areas.

LIMITED CONTACT: Navigate our galleries and living-history areas with the help of virtual tours available on your mobile device.

Access the full list of modifications to museum operations and other resources at jyfmuseums.org/update.


For those looking to extend the museum experience, gift shops are open at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and have taken extra precautions to provide a safe shopping experience. The Jamestown Settlement Café is also open. For visitors who prefer reduced contact with others, we offer touchless options to pre-order meals by phone from the Jamestown Settlement Café and shop online for a wide variety of items at shopjyf.com.

We encourage you to purchase tickets online in advance of your visit. Private tours, guided tours and semi-guided tours are all available. Reservations are required in advance by contacting (757) 253-4939 or group.reservations@jyf.virginia.gov.

We look forward to welcoming you safely soon!