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R. Charlton's Coffeehouse

Hearsay and "Hot Liquors"

R. Charlton's Coffeehouse

Step back into the time of the Stamp Act and learn about the fashionable world of the coffeehouse, where Williamsburg's citizens and visitors met to share news, transact business, and debate politics. Meet people of the past and converse over coffee, tea, or velvety chocolate - prepared in the 18th-century manner.

Ales Through the Ages

Brewing Beer

Educational Conferences, Forums and Symposiums offer a broad range of high-quality programs that address topics of historical and contemporary significance ranging from the decorative arts and material culture to the historic trades and horticulture. Colonial Williamsburg's skilled professionals are joined by distinguished members of the academic and professional communities to present these programs.

Operating Hours

R. Charlton's Coffeehouse

  • Monday

    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday

    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday

    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday

    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday

    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday

    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday

    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM