How much does it cost to go to Yorktown?

There is a fee to enter the Yorktown Battlefield park, currently $10 (2020). For those who wish to continue on to Jamestown, where the fee is typically $20, you can show your Yorktown receipt and get $10 off the admission price. All tickets are good for seven days.

When did the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown open?

Located within the Jamestown-Williamsburg-Yorktown “Historic Triangle” and next to Yorktown National Battlefield, the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown opened in 1976 as one of three Virginia visitor centers for the Bicentennial of the American Revolution.

Is the Yorktown Victory Center open?

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

Can you do Jamestown and Yorktown in one day?

It’s possible to do Colonial Williamsburg in one day and do one of the Jamestown and one of the Yorktown sites on the second day. If you have just two days, that will fill them up nicely.

Is Yorktown worth visiting?

It was the site of the last battle of the Revolutionary War and is a waterfront town with battlefields, museums, living history programs, shops, restaurants and outdoor recreation opportunities. You can easily spend a whole day or weekend in Yorktown as there are plenty of things to see and do.

How long does it take to tour Jamestown and Yorktown?

We recommend you plan at least two hours for your visit, but many visitors end up staying longer when they see how much history is actually here. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes as the Historic site is about three-quarters of a mile long.

What is the difference between Jamestown Settlement and Historic Jamestowne?

The biggest difference is historic jamestowne is the actual spot and ongoing archaeological dig, while Jamestown settlement is a living history museum with an expensive indoor museum and costumed staff who give you hands on learning about life of a colonist, a sailor on the three recreation ships, or a Powhatan Indian.

Can you visit Jamestown without a ticket?

Local Residents enjoy free admission every day at Jamestown Settlement & the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Free admission includes general admission and special exhibitions at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Separate ticketed programs do not qualify for free admission.

How long does it take to tour Yorktown?

Visiting Tips and Key Things to Do in Yorktown Allow enough time to explore, at least three hours to visit each of the three major sites. Before visiting the new American Revolution Museum galleries, visit the museum’s website and download a mobile app tour to personalize your experience.

What is the difference between Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement?

What happened to the original Jamestown Settlement?

In 1676, Jamestown was deliberately burned during Bacon’s Rebellion, though it was quickly rebuilt. In 1699, the colonial capital was moved to what is today Williamsburg, Virginia; Jamestown ceased to exist as a settlement, and remains today only as an archaeological site, Jamestown Rediscovery.