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directions to the historic jamestowne visitor center

Street Address for GPS Systems:
1368 Colonial Parkway
Williamsburg, VA 23185

from williamsburg via the colonial parkway

Take the Colonial Parkway from the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center towards Jamestown approximately 9 miles. The Colonial Parkway leads directly to the Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center.

from williamsburg via jamestown road

Follow Jamestown Rd. (Route 31), traveling toward the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry. Approximately 3.5 miles after the intersection of Jamestown Rd. and Route 199, turn left onto Route 359. Follow Route 359 approximately 0.25 miles to the Colonial Parkway. Turn right at the stop sign onto the Colonial Parkway, pass through the entrance gate, and continue about one mile to the Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center.

from west of williamsburg via interstate 64

From I-64 East take exit 234 (Route 199/Humelsine Parkway) and merge onto Route 199 East. Travel on Route 199 East approximately 8 miles and then turn right onto to Jamestown Rd. (Route 31) at the traffic light. Approximately 3.5 miles after the intersection of Jamestown Rd. and Route 199, turn left onto Route 359. Follow Route 359 approximately 0.25 miles to the Colonial Parkway. Turn right at the stop sign onto the Colonial Parkway, pass through the entrance gate, and continue about 1 mile to the Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center.

from east of williamsburg via interstate 64

From I-64 West take exit 242-A (Route 199 West/Humelsine Parkway) and merge onto Route 199 heading west towards Jamestown. Drive approximately 3 miles to the second traffic light. Turn right onto South Henry St. and then make an almost immediate right turn for access to the Colonial Parkway. Travel on the Parkway towards Jamestown approximately 7 miles. The Colonial Parkway leads directly to the Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center.

from surry and the southside of the james

Take the relaxing 25-minute ferry ride (no charge) from Scotland Wharf to Route 31. Less than a mile from the dock, turn right onto Route 359. Follow Route 359 approximately 0.25 miles to the Colonial Parkway. Turn right at the stop sign onto the Colonial Parkway, pass through the entrance gate, and continue about one mile to the Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center.

The entrance gate is open daily from 8:30am to 4:30pm, except for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and January 1. For current hours of operations for sites and buildings, please see the Visit Guide. Call 757-856-1250 for additional questions or information.

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map of Jamestown historical site

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