Rejoice the Vacation Season with the Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

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Celebrate the Holiday Season with the Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown


Guests discover the “Reign & Revolt” particular exhibition on the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown (Courtesy of Go to Williamsburg)

WILLIAMSBURG — The Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown has a listing of upcoming festive vacation occasions and experiences for friends who need to expertise the vacations from a historic perspective.

The 2 historical past museums inform the story of the nation’s beginnings within the Seventeenth and 18th centuries and the convergence of Virginia Indian, English and West Central African cultures utilizing immersive gallery reveals and movies and interactive residing historical past in outside re-created settings, in response to a press launch.

Admission to every museum is $18 for adults, and $9 for kids (ages 6-12). There are additionally mixture tickets accessible priced at $30 for adults and $15 for kids (ages 6-12). Kids ages 5 and beneath get in free. Residents of York County, James Metropolis County, and the Metropolis of Williamsburg, together with William & Mary college students, obtain complimentary admission with proof of residency, Jamestown-Yorktown Basis says.

Upcoming occasions (Descriptions and Occasion Schedule Courtesy of the Jamestown-Yorktown Basis):

Friday & Saturday, Nov. 25-26: Meals & Feasts of Colonial Virginia
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.,
The place: Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Indigenous foodways at Jamestown Settlement’s re-created Paspahegh City throughout “Meals & Feasts of Colonial Virginia” (Courtesy of the Jamestown-Yorktown Basis)

This Thanksgiving vacation weekend, discover centuries-old cooking strategies at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Lengthy earlier than microwaves, electrical stoves and fridges, early Virginians ready meals in clay pots and iron kettles, and preserved meals by smoking and salt curing. At Jamestown Settlement on Saturday, November 26, particular excursions at 1:30 p.m. and three p.m. discover waterways of Indigenous Virginia. Included with museum admission.

Now on Show: Reign & Revolt Particular Exhibition
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
The place: Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

“Christmastide in Virginia” at Jamestown Settlement options English Christmas customs with appearances by the Lord of Misrule (Courtesy of the Jamestown-Yorktown Basis

Uncover Virginia by the lens of the Stuart monarchy, whose royal foothold impacted and influenced early America and formed the struggles and dedication of those that lived within the colony within the Seventeenth and 18th centuries. This two-fold particular exhibition on show by Sept. 5, 2023 spans the centuries and makes connections between the previous and our current, to light up how the Stuarts — and their legacies in Virginia — are nearer than you suppose. Included with museum admission.

Sunday, Nov. 27: Museum Retailer Sunday
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
The place: Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

In time for the vacation season, each museum outlets will be part of museum shops worldwide on Sunday, Nov. 27, for Museum Retailer Sunday – providing a particular 20% low cost on complete in-store purchases. All purchases assist the academic mission of the Jamestown-Yorktown Basis.

Dec. 3: Reign & Revolt Lecture “One Exhibit, Two Museums”
Time: 2 p.m.
The place: American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Guests discover the “Reign & Revolt” particular exhibition on the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. (Courtesy of the Jamestown-Yorktown Basis)

Be a part of the Reign & Revolt workforce of curators, historians and exhibition planners for “One Exhibit, Two Museums.” This free public lecture will study the method, challenges and concerns behind mounting simultaneous exhibitions throughout two museums spanning 4 centuries of historical past. On-line registration required.

Dec. 18-31: Christmastide in Virginia
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
The place: Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

“Christmastide in Virginia” at Jamestown Settlement options English Christmas customs with appearances by the Lord of Misrule (Courtesy of the Jamestown-Yorktown Basis

Christmastide in Virginia at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown presents a glimpse of Seventeenth- and 18th-century vacation traditions by interpretive packages and demonstrations. Get pleasure from festive enjoyable with interval musical leisure at each museums.

For extra data and updates from Jamestown-Yorktown Basis, go to Jfmuseums.org or observe its official Fb web page.

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