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The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

P. O. Box 1776
Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776
(757) 229-1000

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Call 1-855-756-9516

Planning your trip, receiving your Vacation Planner, or learning more about Colonial Williamsburg daily events has never been easier.

Request reservations or get information by sending email to [email protected].

Visitor Center
101 Visitor Center Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185
GPS: 37.278566, -76.698545

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Bookstore The Visitor Center Bookstore specializes in books relating to the 18th century. It has an extensive collection of children's educational books for teachers and home educators. To place a credit card order, call (757) 565-8450. For visitor information, please call 1-855-756-9516.
Change of Address To change your name, address, telephone number, or email address in Colonial Williamsburg's customer and member databanks, please use the link at left to inform the foundation's database manager. Please include your previous full name and address so that we may verify your information in the database. You may also notify us if you wish to be removed from the database, or if you prefer not to receive mailings.
Colonial Clothing Colonial Williamsburg's popular Costume Design Center resource list, formerly available by email request, is now available online. You may print the list in web page format or download it in Microsoft Word format. The list is one of several resources in the Colonial Clothing section on this web site. See also Mary Dickinson Millinery.
Conference Planning Planning a meeting or group event? Our experienced conference staff would love to help. See our meeting facilities or call (800) 822-9127 for more information.
Contribute to Colonial Williamsburg Thank you! The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization responsible for the restoration, preservation, and interpretation of the 18th-century capital of the colony of Virginia. The Foundation's educational programs are made possible by admission ticket revenue, hotel and restaurant income, and the sale of Williamsburg® products. Donors of $35 or more receive a subscription to Trend and Tradition,The Magazine of Colonial Williamsburg published four times a year.
Call Center Customer Care Agents will answer your questions about Colonial Williamsburg's programs, events, and facilities. You may also request reservations.You may also contact the Customer Care Center by calling 1-855-756-9516.
Employees Not all Colonial Williamsburg employees have access to email accounts. If you are trying to reach an employee who you think has email, the addressing convention is (lower case) first initial + last [email protected]. Example: [email protected]. You may also call the central switchboard Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. and ask for the employee by name: (757) 229-1000.
Employment All available positions are posted as soon as they are open to accept applications. Position descriptions and employment applications are available online. Further questions may be emailed to an employment representative.
Library Reference Desk Staff can advise you of resources in the Rockefeller Library but cannot do lengthy research for you. Inquiries are answered in the order received; response may take four to six weeks. If photocopies are appropriate, charges are $1.00 per page, with a limit of 25 pages; please advise if you wish to set a lower limit or prefer to receive no copies. Include your postal address and/or phone number; the information you seek may not be available in electronic format.
Library, Visual Resources Staff can advise you of photographic resources available for use in publications, lectures, and exhibits or for research purposes. Fees for photographic reproductions and publication rights will be charged. Send written requests with all pertinent details via email, or via fax (757) 565-8548. You may also call (757) 565-8542 for more information.
Mary Dickinson Millinery Mary Dickinson Millinery is pleased to offer for sale approved historical clothing for the discriminating lady. The shop offers the following clothing for ladies and children: cloaks, bedgowns, shortgowns, petticoats, pockets, aprons, shifts, stockings (clocked and plain), hand-crafted organdy caps (plain and decorated). Call (757) 229-1000, ext. 2483 for more information.
Museum Exhibits and Programs Contact at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum to find out more about current and upcoming exhibits.
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