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The College of William and Mary

102 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3616
+1 757-221-4000
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As we walk down historic Williamsburg we found ourselves at the front entrance of the Wren building... read more

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Liz Everett W
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Beautiful Campus

Lovely area to walk. Only there with no students, so don't know if it gets crowded. The college... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephanie M
Slidell, United States
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The Sir Christopher Wren building, the oldest college building in America, is one of several historical attractions on the campus of this second-oldest university in the U.S., which boasts four U.S. presidents among its graduates.
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102 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3616
+1 757-221-4000

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As we walk down historic Williamsburg we found ourselves at the front entrance of the Wren building of William and Mary College. This is the oldest founded college in the United States. The structure that still stands still has the outside walls from the original...More

Thank Liz Everett W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely area to walk. Only there with no students, so don't know if it gets crowded. The college history is interesting. Visiting the Tyler garden is always fun, love the echo! The sunken garden is lovely too.

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When visiting Williamsburg I would highly recommend a walk around the campus of this beautiful college. It is close to the center of the historic restoration area and is well worth a visit. It has some o the oldest college structures in the US.

Thank bccrab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I enjoyed stopping at the College of William and Mary during our recent trip to Colonial Williamsburg. It was great to tour the original college and chapel and learn some of the history of this incredible institution.

Thank tdbelmont
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful and well maintained college campus. One of oldest public colleges in Virginia. The college of William and Mary has students from almost every state in the country. A enjoyable and fun experience is to walk the campus and see all the students going...More

Thank williammZ222ZR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The College of William and Mary was chartered in 1693 and is the second oldest institution of higher learning in the United States (Harvard being the first). The Wren Building was built in 1695 and has been damaged by fire on several occasions over the...More

1  Thank WorldTravelerTWD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are visiting Colonial Williamsburg, leave an hour to stroll along the paved walkways on the campus of William & Mary. Enjoy the architecture and the well kept grounds. There are some impressively large trees on campus that can only occur when you have...More

Thank BBDY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we visited it was graduation weekend for many. They were even shooting wedding pictures on campus. You were allowed to go into the buildings as well as walk the campus.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The trolly broke down and we "tourist" were put on a bus that meandered through the campus and housing. We got a view of a shopping area as well. The students were unloading dorm rooms as some had graduated already. Still for 75 cents it...More

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Absolutely beautiful! School must have been out for the summer or all the students were in the library! We were impressed at how large the campus is and how close to historic Williamsburg

Thank plabeau
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W&M is the second oldest college in the US but the oldest university, having a law school before Harvard became a university. We just keep to the old things that are good, so we are, in Virginia, THE COLLEGE.'
17 September 2016|
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Response from hawaiiansurf8 | Reviewed this property |
I do not see a question here.
What times are tours offered this holiday week and weekend
26 December 2014|
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Response from LarTraveler | Reviewed this property |
I, too, would recommend you go to their web site. We visited during the summer, and the College offered tours and reenactments through the Williamsburg Foundation.