Jamestown Settlement

History Museum, Park, Historic Site
2210 Jamestown Rd
Jamestown, VA 23185
(757) 253-4838

Tips

  • Jamestown Church Cemetery from the 1600s.
  • In 1607, a group of Englishmen settled in this location. Today, Jamestown provides visitors with various exhibits and interactions created to spark interest in the history of colonial Americans.
  • Don't forget to go to Historic Jamestowne which is the actual location of where Jamestown was. There you will find the archeological excavation of the original 1607 fort site, the archeology museum, a
  • Check out the movie first if possible. It gives a little background on the history. Then you won't make an idiot of yourself like I did with my Thanksgiving reference. :)
  • Don't go on a rainy day, they close all outdoor exhibits if thunder or lightning occur. My visit was very educational and the museum is quite impressive.
  • Check out Jazz on the James this June 19th from 7:00-9:30!
  • Use your AAA card for discount
  • Spend time in the Indian village. Learn to make rope!
  • Thoroughly impressed with Jamestown! This place is so educational and made me want to learn even more about the area!
  • Very interesting place!
  • Take a orientation tour, just ask for times in the lobby.
  • Love it! Very nice museum, helpful staff, lots to look at!
  • Not the original location! Go to historicjamestown.org for the REAL location! Let's celebrate real history.
  • Excellent for kids. I took four small children and they loved it!
  • Food is very expensive. Pack sandwiches and have a picnic on their outdoor tables.
  • Beautiful and historical. So much to learn about. So informative. We had a lovely afternoon here.
  • Takes 2-3 hours minimum. Museum has a wealth of information. Recreated settlements and ship that you can walk through are all very interesting.
  • The history of the museum is so well laid out that its hard not to enjoy. The outside interactive village boats and fort give any person at any age the ability to connect and enjoy the time period.
  • Worth checking out--some cool scenery and anecdotes.
  • Really amazing. Worth the visit. Free on National Parks Day.

Nearby places

2110 Jamestown Road (Route 31 S.)
1368 Colonial Pkwy
2110 Jamestown Rd