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February 1, 2012

Colonial Williamsburg Offers “Bring A Friend” Tickets in February

During the month of February, Colonial Williamsburg Annual Pass and Good Neighbor Annual Pass holders can “Bring a Friend” for only $10. Guests will have access to all museums and exhibition sites, including the Governor’s Palace, for the day.

The “Bring a Friend” ticket offer is available until Feb. 29. “Bring a Friend” tickets may be purchased at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center and at the Greenhow Lumber House Ticket Office on Duke of Gloucester Street in the Historic Area. This offer is not available for online purchase. Pass members must present an active pass when making a purchase. There is a limit of 20 per household. The offer is not valid Presidents Day weekend (Feb. 18-20).

Annual Passes are available for purchase year-round online or at any Colonial Williamsburg ticket outlet. Residents of the City of Williamsburg, James City County or the Bruton District of York County are eligible for a Colonial Williamsburg Good Neighbor Annual Pass. Good Neighbor Annual Passes can be purchased online, at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center and at the Greenhow Lumber House Ticket Office on Duke of Gloucester Street in the Historic Area.

Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area offers guests more than 25 trade shops and exhibition buildings open daily this winter. Winter operating hours for Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through March 11. Chowning’s Tavern is open daily for lunch and dinner. The DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum and the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum are open Sunday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information, call 1-800-HISTORY (1-800-447-8679).

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 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. Philanthropic support by individuals, corporations, and foundations benefits the educational mission of The Colonial Williamsburg 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
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