We really enjoyed the classical music concert at the palace.The room is grand and entirely lit by candles. Very beautiful.
We had to wait for a group to form for a tour. The guide/docent was very good, and the old building is quite interesting. Also, there was a young Native American who described what his life would have been like in Colonial days. Lots of weapons on the walls. This is a good place to start your tour of Colonial... More
the governor's palace is part of Williamsburg and holds a great deal of history. The costumed interpreter was very well versed in the people and events of that period and in very animated form took us through the building and it's history. If you are in the area do go on the tour!
We were very impressed with the Governor's Palace! Our tour guide did an excellent job of making history come alive! As we walked through the doors, we left 2013 and entered the 1700's. We were given a tour of the living quarters "because the Governor had left urgently..!! She passionately shared her knowledge and stories of the palace, its occupants,... More
easy tour that can be done with the tour included in about 3 hours... great history... go do it! this place is a great value for the $. Staff/ locals were very helpful in answering our questions! kid friendly and the beautiful grounds and maze were very fun as well. Nice walking paths and pond too. Our kids got to... More
This is a beautiful building though it was undergoing some maintenance while we were there. The guide was very informative and gave us a lot of insight into what life was like in pre revolutionary America. Many of the people on our tour were amazed to see the weapons on display and to find out they could be made usable... More
Visited here as part of a Colonial Williamsburg tour. It was very interesting to see the house and many of the original furnishings. Definitely make time to take this tour.
The Governor's Palace tour is informative. All the best in colonial furnishings, woodworking, and décor are on view. The English Governor lived very well. I was amazed to see the display of arms arranged in the entry hall and the staircase. The size of the furniture gives insights into the smaller stature of people of the colonial period. A conversation... More
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