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
Dates & Times
Experience the grandeur of royal government in Virginia just before its collapse. Explore the first floor of the residence of Virginia's last royal governor at your own pace.
Randolph Yard Exploration
Explore the kitchen building and yard of the Randolph House at your own pace. Learn about the paradox of the Randolph household, home to 27 enslaved people and the Randolph family.
Great Hopes Plantation
How the Other Half Lived