Unlike other living history museums, Colonial Williamsburg enables visitors to stroll through the historic area at any time of day for free. Visitors who desire to access the landmark buildings during daytime hours to watch arts and crafts exhibitions or attend organized outdoor events such as the Revolutionary City programs will be charged.
For Android and iOS, download the official Colonial Williamsburg smartphone app. This unique and accessible guide to “The Revolutionary City” makes finding and locating everything you need to enjoy the more significant part of your next visit.
The app includes:
Instructions: Use the low-cost GPS-navigated tour guide to visit all sites across the historical region and download it to use anywhere!
Top picks: Create a list of must-see attractions and get alerts when your events are ready to begin!
Audio-Guide: Learn about all of the places you are visiting or are about to see. You can also use our Offline guides to make sure you are not missing out.
Colonial Camera: Take funny images everywhere and share them with your friends with the Colonial Camera!
Have you visited greater Williamsburg? Are you confused about how to plan your visit?
Here’s how to make the most of your visit to Colonial Williamsburg and the Historic Triangle of Virginia, one of America’s top family destinations and home to the world’s biggest living history museum. These simple trip-planning suggestions, especially narrated tour guides, can help you have a more enjoyable and cost-effective holiday.
We’ll make sure you remember your first experience with us. Here are the must-haves for what will undoubtedly be the first of many memorable moments.
- Experience Colonial Times
Who does not want to know about history and live it again?
Our Travel guide app will take you to visit Raleigh Tavern, “Revealing the Priceless” exhibition, which highlights efforts to portray the tale of Williamsburg’s enslaved children, women, and men throughout the 18th century. You can learn about their traits and attires and experience them by following the instructions and tips of our app.
- Entertain Yourself
Who doesn’t like a day at the theme park?
Visit Busch Gardens and Water Country USA, where you’ll find new thrills and classic favorites that will make you smile – and even shout with delight. Check out Finnegan’s Flyer, a new swinging attraction that will transport you back to your childhood playground.
If you follow the Audio guide and keep your eyes open, you’ll be rewarded with a breathtaking view of the park, which is consistently voted one of America’s most beautiful.
- Quench your craving
Our specially narrated tour guide takes you on tour through the ancient, innovative, and exciting methods of brewing beer, wine, and spirits. By using the GPS-navigated guide, quickly check out newbies like The Virginia Beer Co. and the Precarious Beer Project, as well as old favorites like The Williamsburg Winery and Alewerks Brewing Company for some fun.
- Virtually Encounter the Revolution in a Revolutionary Way
Take a virtual offline tour of Colonial Williamsburg, and use your phone as a virtual tour guide to see other nearby attractions.
Are you sick of taking tours on someone else’s timetable?
You can download an interactive GPS-guided offline tour of Williamsburg through this app. Visit 25 spots and listen to 55 minutes of audio that takes you around Williamsburg’s streets.
- Time Travel Four Centuries in a Day
After encountering the extreme places, you’ll time travel four centuries in a day. The offline tour guides offer you the most fantastic attractions in Williamsburg, Virginia, and other relevant information about the city. You may also make your self-guided walks to stroll throughout Williamsburg at your leisure.