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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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Northern End of Palace Green, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
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+1 855-392-8473
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don't miss this beautifully restored Governor's Palace from Jefferson's drawings with knowledgeable guides and beautiful grounds. Brings Patrick Henry and Thomas Jefferson to life with stories and information of life in the 1700's. Wonderful tour guides!!

Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed yesterday

While the palace is really more of a big house, the tour guide was incredible. Not just knowledgeable, but presented the information in a compelling and entertaining manner. We especially enjoyed seeing the kitchen which was in full action and walking the gardens. This is...More

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very impressive to see, and to hear the history of this home. If you are in Colonial Williamsburg, I would say that the Palace and the Capitol are the two "must-sees".

Thank auntietat
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Clean rooms and close to everything! Had all the amenities you would want including a refrigerator and ice machines. Decent continental breakfast. Only minus was the a/c was a little weak - was fine in day but would have liked a little colder at night.

Thank cynthiakilmer
Reviewed 3 days ago

On arrival to the entry we were greeted with the knowledge that this building is not wheelchair accessible. My son has Juvenile Arthritis and can tolerate short distance walking. Luckily with this tour you enter a room and are able to wait seated. The tour...More

Thank WoodlandFamily
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thank you Mr and Mrs Rockfeller for renovating this historical landmark Everything is just beaufitul. You feel, according to your age and experience, like in Tom Sawyer, Assassin's Creed 3, Little house on the prairie or Patriot. A tip: you do not have to pay...More

Thank Chuck993723
Reviewed 4 days ago

Although you can go on a self guided tour from 4-5 daily - don't. You learn so much more about the history and the people by taking the tour.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is one of the must-sees in Colonial Williamsburg. It is a deeply researched reproduction of the original building. It is well-worth a visit and the guided tour is included in your admission to Wiiliamsburg. The building and furnishings are beautiful.

Thank John H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Unbelievable display of wealth for the times. The knowledge the guides have of colonial times and the colonial governor is awesome. If you like architecture, you'll enjoy this tour.

Thank TJPeeker
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a private tour (only ones there) by a knowledgeable Lady with great insite. A lot of History in this building.

Thank Craig J
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perkp123
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
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perkp123
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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Tarin R
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.
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