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October 7, 2009

CW offers senior citizen ticket discounts through Oct. 31

From now until the end of October, it pays to be a senior citizen, as Colonial Williamsburg offers adults 62 and older a 15 – 20 percent discount on any Colonial Williamsburg general admission ticket. When purchased online or by calling 1-800-HISTORY, the savings is 20 percent when the discount code 10173 is entered. Discount applies to senior passes only. Tickets purchased in person at the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center or satellite ticket offices receive a 15 percent discount.

The ticket offer is only available through Oct. 31 but may be used to purchase a one-day basic, a one-day plus or an annual liberty pass. All purchases must be redeemed with a valid ID by Oct. 31. For more information, visit or call 1-800-HISTORY (447-8679).

Established in 1926, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is the not-for-profit educational institution that preserves and operates the restored 18th-century Revolutionary capital of Virginia as a town-sized living history museum, telling the inspirational stories of our nation’s founding men and women.

Colonial Williamsburg’s Resort Collection includes more than 1,000 guest rooms among five hotels including the landmark Williamsburg Inn, four historic dining taverns and six restaurants, a 20,000-square-foot spa, the Golden Horseshoe golf courses and 66,000 square feet of conference space centered at the Williamsburg Lodge.
Williamsburg is located in Virginia’s Tidewater region, 20 minutes from Newport News, within an hour’s drive of Richmond and Norfolk, 150 miles south of Washington, D.C., off Interstate 64. For more information about Colonial Williamsburg, call 1-800-HISTORY or visit Colonial Williamsburg’s Web site at Each purchase of Colonial Williamsburg products and services supports the Foundation’s preservation, research and educational programs.

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Barbara Brown
(757) 220-7280