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Governor's Palace

Northern End of Palace Green, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
+1 855-392-8473
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The luxurious palace of the loyalist governor, complete with meticulously replicated late 18th century furnishings.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
Northern End of Palace Green, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
+1 855-392-8473

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very impressive to enter the Governor's Palace to see how royalty lived in colonial times. The restoration and furnishings are just amazing along with very knowledgeable and helpful guides in period attire who really brought it all to life. Even the children were engaged with...More

Thank VW49
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you only have time for one thing in Colonial Williamsburg, see the governor's mansion. The guides are knowledgeable, friendly and gladly answer any questions. It is one of the attractions that cost a little money but we'll worth it. The mansion os beautiful and...More

Thank Doug J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our tour of the Governor's Palace was wonderful--our tour guide was knowledgeable and dynamic. She had a lot of interesting tidbits to pass along--I always like to hear the human interest stories of the people who lived during the time period whether they worked in...More

Thank MamaMaxwell
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Interesting including grounds and out buildings. Anyone with mobility issues needs to be aware of steps. Shuttle bus stops fairly nearby.

Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed 5 days ago

You cannot visit Colonial Williamsburg without visiting the Governor's Palace. It is a residence that is fit for a king, or at least for the king's representative in the colony. They provide a guided tour which is very interesting.

Thank David C
Reviewed 5 days ago

no more then nice ! i was very dissaponted from the entire Williamson virginia area ! we came for the kids that was board with only one activity to fill up the fire engine with water and they begs us to go back to the...More

Thank NIR K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Governor's Palace is a beautiful replica of the original one. It is of grand elegance. Some of the antiques in the building are original to era of the town. Wonderful reenactments. Must see!

Thank shan91402
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you tour no other residence in Williamsburg, make this one a priority. Its importance to the history of Williamsburg is paramount.

Thank Chad H
Reviewed 1 week ago

So informative! The employees are so full of knowledge that they are so enthusiastic to share! What a neat experience!

Thank Lynnette A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great tour of the seat of government, private quarters, and the other rooms of the site. See if you can count the muskets or the swords.....sooooo many!

Thank DEPluma
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29 May 2017|
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Response from Dennis B | Reviewed this property |
Go to the Williamsburg visitor center, there, you can get a bundle or like a day or two pass for the events that happen to be open that day. First, get a visitor schedule at the desk when you enter the center to see what is... More
29 May 2017|
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Response from Kenneth E | Reviewed this property |
there is a triangle ticket you can get to see jamestown, williamsburg and yorktown. it's good for 7 days.
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29 April 2017|
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Response from bhquiltz | Reviewed this property |
I too have not heard of a private tour but encourage you to ask. I would think there are others who'd appreciate this service.