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
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
Use these lesson plans and take advantage of specialized tours to help your classes learn and love Jamestown.
Kids & Families
Visit our hands-on Ed Shed and find other family fun
on the island.
Go Behind the Scenes
Participate in a specialty program or tour, such as "James Fort: Lost & Found," led by Dr. William Kelso, and the "Curators’ Artifact Tour."
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.
Jamestown Legacy Society
Learn more about making a lasting impact by including the Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation in your estate plans.
Jamestown Business Leadership Council
Join other innovative leaders to help ensure that Jamestown is preserved and protected for future generations.
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