• Colonial National Historical Park


    National Historical Park Virginia

Operating Hours & Seasons

The Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center and the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center are open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All park grounds close at sunset. The Park is closed on Thanksgiving Day, December 25 and January 1.

The Historic Jamestowne ENTRANCE GATE opens 8:-45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily from December 1-February 28. March 1, the ENTRANCE GATE will open at 8:30 p.m.

GLASSHOUSE HOURS: Open 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Daily Fees are collected in our Visitor Center. For more information about our Fees and Reservations use this link.

Did You Know?

Sidney King painting depicting the harvesting of tobacco crops in 17th century Jamestown

In 1604, disgusted with his subject’s use of tobacco, King James wrote a scathing commentary entitled A Counterblast to Tobacco. He considered tobacco “hatefull to the nose, harmefull to the braine, dangerous to the lungs.” Yet this golden leaf became the cash crop saving Jamestown from oblivion.