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September 28, 2010

Senior Citizens Receive Discounts on Colonial Williamsburg Admission Tickets in October

Throughout October, Colonial Williamsburg offers adults age 62 and over discounts of up to 20 percent on any Colonial Williamsburg general admission ticket.

From Oct. 1-31, seniors can save 15 percent on tickets purchased at Colonial Williamsburg’s Visitor Center, Greenhow Lumber House Ticket Office or Merchants Square Ticket Office. Seniors need to enter promotion code 10173 to save 20 percent when ordering online at Tickets purchased by calling 1-800-HISTORY (1-800-447-8679) receive a 20 percent discount.

The discounts may be used to purchase a one-day basic, a one-day plus or an annual pass. All purchases must be redeemed by Oct. 31.

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is the not-for-profit educational and cultural organization dedicated to the preservation, interpretation and presentation of the restored 18th-century Revolutionary capital of Virginia. This town-sized living history museum tells the inspirational stories of our journey to become Americans through programs in the Historic Area and through the award-winning Revolutionary City program. Explore The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg and discover the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum featuring the best in British and American decorative arts from 1670 – 1830 and the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum home to the nation’s premier collection of American folk art, comprising more than 5,000 folk art objects made during the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Colonial Williamsburg Hotels feature conference spaces and recreation activities from spa and fine dining to world-class golf. Colonial Williamsburg is committed to expanding its thought-provoking programming through education outreach on-site and online. Purchase of Colonial Williamsburg products and services supports the preservation, research and educational programs of the Foundation.

Williamsburg is located in Virginia’s Tidewater region, 20 minutes from Newport News, within an hour’s drive of Richmond and Norfolk, and 150 miles south of Washington, D.C. For more information about Colonial Williamsburg, call 1-800-HISTORY or visit Colonial Williamsburg’s website at

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Penna Rogers
(757) 220-7121