February Schedule

February 2018

Historic Jamestowne offers much to see and do for visitors of all ages. Check out next month’s happenings below and explore the interactive map to help plan your next visit!

Daily Programs and Activities (Available Monday through Sunday, unless noted)

All programs and activities below are included with any Historic Jamestowne admission ticket, unless noted.

9:00am–12:00pm: Archaeology in Action! [Monday through Friday]
Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists are exploring the interior of the Memorial Church. The team will be digging periodically on weekdays over the winter, so if they are working, stop by to ask about the latest discoveries!

11:00am–12:00pm James Fort Education Walking Tour
Join a member of the Jamestown Rediscovery education team to hear how the ongoing archaeology is shedding new light on the lives of the early settlers and the events that occurred here. Tours begin at the Tercentennial Monument.

1:00pm–4:00pm: Archaeology in Action! [Monday through Friday]
Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists continue digging in the afternoon.

2:00pm–3:00pm James Fort Education Walking Tour [Saturday & Sunday]
Join a member of the Jamestown Rediscovery education team to hear how the ongoing archaeology is shedding new light on the lives of the early settlers and the events that occurred here. Tours begin at the Tercentennial Monument.

Special Programs and Activities This Month

Saturday, February 3: Archaearium Artifact Adventures
Take a break from the cold and spend your day at the Jamestown Rediscovery artifact museum! Meet colonists and real archaeologists, participate in hands-on activities, and explore the world of the first permanent colony in the New World. Location: Archaearium

Saturday, February 17: Archaearium Artifact Adventures
Take a break from the cold and spend your day at the Jamestown Rediscovery artifact museum! Meet colonists and real archaeologists, participate in hands-on activities, and explore the world of the first permanent colony in the New World. Location: Archaearium

Friday, February 23, 2018, 3:00pm–4:00pm: First Africans Walking Tour
This waking tour of “New Town” will focus on the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia in 1619. But the story of African-Americans at Jamestown goes beyond 1619… Tours begin at the Tercentennial Monument.

Not visiting this month? Next month’s schedule will be posted on the last Friday of the month or check the calendar for future special events.

Operating Hours

Entrance Gate: 8:30am–4:30pm
Visitor Center: 9:00am–5:00pm
1608 Glasshouse: 8:30am–5:00pm
Island Loop Drive: 8:30am–sunset
Archaearium: 9:30am–5:00pm
Dale House Café: 11:00am–4:00pm

Guests may remain on park grounds until sunset.

Schedule Changes

We do our best to offer all activities as scheduled, but occasionally weather or other factors will necessitate last-minute changes. Some programs, such as NPS Ranger Tours, are only announced that day, so please check at the Visitor Center for the most up-to-date information.