"Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia" at Jamestown Settlement
At Jamestown Settlement, explore 17th-century culinary practices of Virginia during this three-day event beginning on Thanksgiving Day. Visitors discover how food was gathered, preserved and prepared on land and at sea by Virginia's English colonists and Powhatan Indians.
At the Yorktown Victory Center, a museum of the American Revolution, learn about typical soldiers' fare during the war and trace the bounty of a 1780s farm from field to kitchen.
Holiday Tickets & Packages
Jamestown Settlement admission is $15.50 for adults and $7.25 for ages 6-12 (2013: $16.00 adults, $7.50 ages 6-12). Save 20% with combination ticket to the Yorktown Victory Center: $20.00 adults; $10 ages 6-12 (2013: $20.50 adults, $10.25 ages 6-12)). Children under 6 are free. Free parking. Tickets and packages available with other Williamsburg area attractions, including a A History is Fun for the Holidays combination ticket, when purchased online, offers seven days of unlimited admission to both museums at $20 for adults and $10 for ages 6 through 12 and includes coupon booklets for Williamsburg Premium Outlets and the Historic Yorktown Rewards Card. Private tours also available with advance reservations.
Food preparation in the museums' interpretive areas is for demonstration purposes only. The Jamestown Settlement Café will offer a traditional Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. For details, call the Jamestown Settlement Cafe at (757) 253-2571.
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM