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Colonial Williamsburg Offers Free Admission To Members Of The Military For Memorial Day Weekend

WILLIAMSBURG-Active-duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans, National Guard members, and their immediate families are invited to experience Colonial Williamsburg free of charge May 28-21.

The free admission for members of the military includes attractions within Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area as well as its two art museums as part of The Honoring Service to America program coinciding with Memorial Day.

The program is made possible thanks to a $100,000 grant from The Home Depot Foundation.

“Colonial Williamsburg has a long history of supporting military families, starting with the Rockefellers’ personal support for American troops during World War II,” said Earl Granger, chief development officer and vice president of Development for The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in a statement. “We are honored to continue this important legacy, and are grateful to The Home Depot Foundation for its continued support for the Honoring Service to America program.”  

Online ticketing options are not available for the special offer. Service members also don’t need to be present for their families to receive tickets. Proper identification is required to receive free admission. For more information, visit or call 855-296-6627.

Colonial Williamsburg will also offer military discounts to its hotels, dining establishments, retail shops, conferences, golf, and spa. For more information, visit

Colonial Williamsburg’s Memorial Day commemoration will also include a wreath-laying ceremony on The Governor’s Palace Green at 10 am on Monday, May 31 and a bagpipe performance of “Salute to the Fallen” at 4:40 pm.

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