Historic Jamestowne has new winter hours for the opening of the entrance gate. From December 1, 2013 through February 28, 2014 the entrance gate will open at 8:45 am. Please note that fishing in no longer allowed any where on the Island.
You may purchase glass items produced in our glasshouse through on-site sales, regular mail, phone and e-mail. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily, except Christmas Day and New Years Day when Historic Jamestowne is closed. To place an order or make inquires contact: Jamestown Glasshouse, 1368 Colonial Parkway, Jamestown, Virginia 23081, Phone: (757) 229-2437, FAX: (757) 229-4273 or e-mail: email@example.com
For a more complete catalog of glassware for purchase you can access the Eastern National website store and order on-line there.
School groups can pre-order Jamestown Glass Paper Weights. There are five designs: 400th Anniversary, Dated, Ship, Glassblower, and Pocahontas (see images below). Paper Weights measure approximately 3½ to 4 inches in diameter. They range in price from $5.95 to $2.50. You can pre-order your paperweights by calling (757) 229-2437 or use this link for the Glasshouse Paper Weight Order Form. Just print the form and fax or mail it in. The form must be received at least two weeks prior to your visit.
Did You Know?
Before European settlement began in North America, bald eagles numbered an estimated half a million, enough for there to be a nest located along every mile of the Chesapeake Bay shoreline.