Plan Your Visit
Use this interactive map to guide your own exploration of the island. Here are the highlights for an enriching visit.
Tours & Programs
Learn more about experiencing the site, from archaeological walking tours to trades demonstrations and family activities.
Directions & Maps
Hours & Schedule
Shopping & Dining
Explore Jamestown Rediscovery’s exciting finds in monthly archaeological updates. Archives cover years of archaeology at James Fort.
Map of Discoveries
Click each James Fort feature to learn more about what archaeologists have learned in 20 years of work.
Excavations & Research
Dig Deeper Videos
Digital reDiscovery Virtual Tour
History of Jamestown Rediscovery
Publications & Resources
The award-winning Archaearium museum houses over 2000 artifacts that bring James Fort’s story to life.
Explore the Artifacts
Explore selected artifacts from Jamestown Rediscovery's collection.
Collections Research Resources
Follow the growth of England’s first permanent colony in North America and learn about life in James Fort.
Find your connection to the Jamestown story.
History of Jamestown
The First General Assembly
The First Africans
Educators & Students
Bring Jamestown to the classroom through our lesson plans and virtual school programs.
Kids & Families
Download kid-friendly activities and learn more about family fun on the island.
Jamestown from Home
Explore online resources to learn more about the archaeology and history of Jamestown.
The Jamestown Fund
Making a gift directly supports the Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation’s ongoing efforts to research, preserve, and educate about the significance of the original site of America’s birthplace.
The Dr. William M. and Ellen B. Kelso Fund for Archaeology
Help support archaeology, scholarly research, and the preservation of James Fort structures.
Jamestown Legacy Society
Learn more about making a lasting impact by including the Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation in your estate plans.
Business Leadership Council
Join other innovative leaders to help ensure that Jamestown is preserved and protected for future generations.
Explore the Artifacts
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Queen Conch Shell
Sea Turtle Shell
West Indian Top Shell