The Jamestown Rediscovery educational team offers a multidisciplinary approach, tailored to the grade level of the students visiting, for learning about Jamestown. The tours below are available for groups planning to visit through August 31, 2019.
Beginning on September 1, 2019, we will be offering an expanded set of options for school groups to build a more customized educational experience. Some of our fees will also be changing at that time. The expanded options as well as a new process for requesting tours, which will be implemented for any groups interested in visiting on or after September 1, 2019, will be posted on March 8, 2019.
“Archaeology in Action”
Your guide will show you the original James Fort site and tell the stories of the nearly two million artifacts found by the Jamestown Rediscovery archaeological team. This program includes admission to both the fort site and the Archaearium museum that houses some of the most spectacular artifacts found in the past 20 years. Suggested for grades 3-5
“Finds and Forensics”
Forensic science has uncovered a wealth of information about the settlers at Jamestown. Learn about the multidisciplinary research that is making new discoveries at America’s birthplace. This program includes admission to both the original site of James Fort and the Archaearium museum that features forensic recreations of the faces of some of those early settlers. Suggested for MS/HS
The fee is $70 per program. One program can accommodate up to 30 people. Larger groups must book more than one program. These programs can run concurrently.
Checks should be made payable to “Preservation Virginia — Program Fee” and mailed to:
1365 Colonial Parkway
Jamestown, VA 23081
Certain restrictions apply for school groups visiting without a pre-booked guided tour.
In order to provide the best learning opportunity for your students and to provide the best possible experience for all visitors to Historic Jamestowne, please observe the following regulations for visiting the Voorhees Archaearium:
Archaearium tours are included in all pre-booked Preservation Virginia guided school group tours. All school groups (high school and below) wishing to tour the Archaearium without a pre-booked guided tour must reserve time in the museum by contacting Erin Bresse at 757-229-4997 ext. 111, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. The reserved-time fee is $30 per group with a maximum of 30 students. Multiple classes can be scheduled at different intervals. Date and time availability apply.
Thank you for your cooperation in making everyone’s visit to the Voorhees Archaearium pleasant and interesting.