Visit the seat of Government in Virginia as we transition from Colony to Commonwealth. Enter through the west gate and explore the Courtroom and the House of Burgesses on the first floor then exit through the east gate. Learn about the founding principles of our government and your rights and responsibilities as citizens of a new republic. Guided tours every 15 minutes
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Growing a Colonial Garden
Explore this garden filled with vegetables and perfumed by heirloom roses and herbs.
Experience justice in the 18th century. Discover how the courthouse connects colonists to their community. Guest entry every 15 minutes
Tradespeople in the Galleries
Visit with the cabinetmakers, silversmiths, gunsmiths, joiners, tailors, and more to explore the techniques and tools used in their trades.
Art Museums Admission