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In Honor of Military Appreciation Month, Colonial Williamsburg will offer FREE ADMISSION for Military Members & Immediate Family

27 April 2021 by

Free Admission Memorial Day Weekend in Honor of Military Appreciation Month at Colonial Williamsburg 

Plus, Year-round Military Admissions Savings  & Offers 

Honoring Service to America

Colonial Williamsburg has a Long History of Supporting the Military Community.

Colonial Williamsburg offers several military discount opportunities for military members and their families year-round! Below, you will find all the different ways military members and their families can save at historic Colonial Williamsburg.


Colonial Williamsburg is offering FREE admission for all active duty Military, Reservists, Retirees, Veterans, National Guardsmen and their immediate dependents beginning Friday, May 28 thru Monday, May 31, 2021.

Admission to more than 40 historic trades and sites
Admission to our two world-class art museums
Complimentary shuttle service
Visit the new military information desk at Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center to learn more about military amenities, programs, exhibits, and discounts. 


Blue Star Museum Promotion
MAY 15 - SEPTEMBER 6, 2021

With gratitude and honor for our service members, Colonial Williamsburg proudly joins Blue Star Museums in offering one (1) single day museum ticket for the active duty military personnel* and up to 5 family members to the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg. This offer is valid from Armed Forces Day Saturday, May 15, through Labor Day, September 6, 2021.

*Per Blue Star Families and the National Endowment for the Arts this program does not include admission for veterans and retirees. Admission for these individuals is not included in the scope of this program, unless they are the bearer of a Geneva Convention Common Access Card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card.


Active-duty Military, Reservists, National Guard Personnel, Retired military and veterans receive complimentary admission once annually for themselves and up to three direct dependents on either Memorial Day weekend or Veterans Day weekend.

Active-duty Military, Reservists, National Guard Personnel, Retired military and veterans also qualify for the following discounts throughout the year:

25% off the purchase of an Annual Passes for themselves and up to three direct dependents.

Proof of Service: Guest will be asked to present valid proof of service including military ID, honorable discharge paperwork, DD Form 214, or a driver’s license for themselves and their direct dependents ages 10 and older to take advantage of these offers.

Enjoy a special respite place in the Historic Area dedicated to active duty, veteran, and retired military and their families.Located in the Margaret Hunter Workshop just off Duke of Gloucester Street, the Liberty Lounge offers amenities for relaxation including hot and cold beverages, wireless Internet access and a children’s area.

Hotels & Dining Military Discounts

Military members enjoy a 10% military discount off all Colonial Williamsburg hotel rooms based upon availability.  Military members also enjoy a 10% military discount off food and beverages at Colonial Williamsburg restaurants. 

Learn more about Military Reunions, Retreats and Conferences Military Discounts available at Colonial Williamsburg. 

Colonial Williamsburg Military Discounts on Golf, Weddings and the Spa

Military enjoy a military discount at both the Gold or Green course.  One player in each group must be active or retired military with a valud ID.  Valid for up to 4 people. 

Call (757) 220-7696 to learn more.

Active Duty Military save 10% off at the Spac of Colonial Williamsburg 

Active Duty Military also save 10% off site fee for active duty military

Learn more about Colonial Williamsburg, what they have to offer, their Honoring Service Program, Military Discounts, Exlusions, and Leave a Review on your Experience on MilitaryBridge!

Special Conditions Veterans Day
*Free admission tickets are only valid for May 28-31, 2021. Guests must visit a Colonial Williamsburg on-site ticket sales location to receive their free admission ticket. Locations include the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, the Lumber House, and William Pitt Store Ticket Offices, and the ticket window in Merchants Square. All guests in party must be present to receive their free admission ticket. Only one per person.

This offer is only available to active duty Military, Reservists, Retirees, Veterans, National Guardsmen (and their dependents) with proper ID, which includes a Department of Defense photo ID or DD Form 214. Military veterans who separated before retirement can bring a copy of their honorable discharge paperwork, DD Form 214, as identification of service. If the service member happens to be deployed, dependents may take advantage of the offer without their service member, though an adult must accompany minor dependents, and dependent ages 10 and over must present valid dependent ID.

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