Go Behind the Scenes

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Jamestown Rediscovery offers special tours and programs that go in-depth into the process of rediscovering Jamestown in addition to our daily walking tours. Join Dr. William Kelso, Emeritus Director of Archaeology and Research, for an exclusive Tales of the Silver Shovel Tour highlighting the momentous discoveries made over the past 25 years. Or get an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at the artifact collection of James Fort in the Curator’s Artifact Tour. Learn more about how the team solves colonial cold cases on Forensic Fridays, which includes a lecture and visit to the Archaearium museum. All of these programs are offered on selected days from April through October. We will post an updated tour schedule at the end of February. If you are planning a family reunion, do professional research, or belong to a book club and would like a personalized tour, our education team can also plan a custom tour of the site to meet your group’s interests.