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Visitor Center

Visitor Center

Tickets, reservations and tours

Start your visit here by getting your tickets, making reservations for walking tours, carriage rides, lodging, dining, and evening programs. Rent a folding wheelchair at the Visitor Center. A limited number are available, rented on a first-come first-served basis.

Souvenirs, gifts and costume rentals for kids

Visitor Center

Browse the Williamsburg Booksellers for your favorite books and grab quick refreshments at Commonwealth Coffee and Tea. Purchase souvenirs and other Colonial Williamsburg products at Williamsburg Revolutions. Costume rentals for boys and girls are also available here. Enjoy the convenience of public restrooms located in the Visitor Center.

The Story of a Patriot

See the newly restored film "Williamsburg - The Story of a Patriot." Since 1957, "The Patriot" has introduced guests to Williamsburg and America on the eve of the Revolution.

Gateway to the Historic Area

Ticketed guests catch a free shuttle bus to the Historic Area. When you’re ready to begin your experience, the 500-foot pedestrian bridge connects Colonial Williamsburg’s Visitor Center with a path that takes you to the Historic Area.