During the 18th century, half of Williamsburg’s population was black. Learn more about the daily life and culture of African Virginians.
Visit the home of one of America's most prominent families and examine the stark contrasts of freedom and slavery. Gain a deeper knowledge of how the institution of slavery shaped America's enduring story, discovering how the enslaved members of the household struggled to find their own roads to freedom.
Caesar Hope was a celebrated figure in the city who served the most notable gentlemen of the time. Stop in to his shop and meet this iconic figure as he shares with you his incredible life’s story of slavery, freedom, and enterprise.
An elite cadre of interpreters, Nation Builders portray real historic figures associated with 18th-century Williamsburg who made significant contributions to the American story. Meet a Nation Builder during your visit who helped shape their time, and whose legacy continues to influence and inspire American ideals.
The distinctive collections of the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum and the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum are located under one roof.
The fun doesn't end just because the sun sets. Whether you're looking for some drama or to be spooked, there's something to entertain you.