JULY 2021
Make this summer one for the history books and unforgettable at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. From navigating a new world to founding a new nation, explore the evolution of America and connect with the stories that shaped our shared history through authentic learning experiences offered daily for all ages and a variety of special events, exhibitions, educational programs and unique opportunities for group tours and private events.
Celebrate Fourth of July with live artillery demonstrations, patriotic performances, engaging gallery exhibits and interactive living history during Liberty Celebration at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Special liberty activities at this daytime event seize the revolutionary spirit and salute the founding of our nation to commemorate America's 245th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Learn more and purchase tickets.
Hot off the press, a new issue of INSIDE JYF shares what's new from the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation and its museums. In this edition of the magazine, get an insider's look into the oldest patriotic youth organization in the country, discover how interpreters weather summer heat in historic clothing, learn about a new artillery piece in the encampment, explore new books in the collection, plus upcoming special events and more. Read INSIDE JYF.
Witness a century of change through the lens of personal and professional photography collections presented in "FOCUSED: A Century of Virginia Indian Resilience" on display at Jamestown Settlement. View work on loan from Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, award-winning photographer A. Aubrey Bodine, anthropologist Frank Speck and portraits by contemporary American Indian photographers. See the special exhibition.
Explore early American history beyond the galleries with unique shopping opportunities that support and connect with our museums' educational mission. Gift shops offer books, prints, toys, games, hand-crafted items made by historical interpreters and reproductions of period artifacts available for purchase. Enhance your visit to Jamestown Settlement and American Revolution Museum at Yorktown or extend the experience online at shopjyf.com.
Discover real history, right now in expansive gallery exhibits and re-created living-history settings offering a safe and enjoyable museum experience from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.
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We're working harder than ever to keep history alive, from preserving a world-class museum collection, to on-site and online education efforts and maintenance in outdoor living-history areas. To help preserve our shared past and shape future generations, support the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc. Annual Fund today.
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