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Homeschool Day at Jamestown & Yorktown - Williamsburg

Homeschool Tours and Programs - Jamestown and Yorktown in Williamsburg - September 2-17, 2023

Homeschool students will love discovering the sights and sounds of the 17th and 18th centuries while learning about their nation’s history.

Purchase tickets in advance online or in person at either museum from September 2-17.

Colonial Williamsburg Homeschool Days


September 9th-24th, 2023

During these special times, homeschoolers and their families can discover history brought to life at a special discounted rate. Join us to visit the historic sites where Revolutionary ideas were shaped, meet the tradespeople whose craftsmanship supported the War for Independence, and so much more. Use our virtual tours, educational videos, activity sheets, and behind-the-scenes blogs to supplement your visit.

Colonial Williamsburg also offers exclusive pricing year round for homeschool groups of all sizes in addition to a wide variety of books, DVDs, and teaching resources. Look for more information on group tours here, or for Customized Guided Tours, homeschool planning, or to make reservations call 1-800-228-8878 or email

Monticello Homeschool Day - Sept 14th, 2023 

FYI: Sept 14th is Homeschool day at Monticello...

Meets at Monticello's David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Special Event, Education, Kids

There is a cost to attend - contact them to rsvp 

Join us for Home Educators' Day as we invite the homeschool community to come and engage with this important part of history through a variety of activities at Monticello. Students of all ages can explore a variety of topics related to the landscape and the lives of those who resided at the Monticello plantation through a number of engaging indoor and outdoor hands-on activity stations.

Visitors will learn about the impact of Thomas Jefferson as an influential figure in early American history, about Monticello as an iconic architectural feat, and about the lives and skills of the enslaved community who worked to shape this landscape in many critical ways.

Explore the first floor of the main house and our exhibits in the visitor center, do special activities on the West Lawn and Mulberry Row, hike miles of outdoor trails, learn about ongoing research and new discoveries from Monticello’s archaeologists, and more.

Red Hill - Patrick Henry National Memorial Homeschool Day - Sept 14th and 15th, 2023

Patrick Henry National Memorial Date: Sept 14th and 15th - Home Educators Living History program.....

Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

VENUE Red Hill, 1250 Red Hill Rd

Brookneal, VA 24528

Join us for our Annual Home Educators’ Living History Days for children. The program is geared for children ages 8 to 10 years old, although children younger and older benefit and can participate in the hands-on experience of 18th-century life. Programs can rotate among spinning and weaving, blacksmithing, pottery, a walking tour, Colonial medicine, basket making, tin punching, and rope making.

There will two fall days of Living History offered for homeschool students: Thursday, September 14, 2023, and Friday, 

September 15, 2023- 8:30am until 12:30pm. Each day

 will have the same schedule.  

Families will be assigned to a group and will rotate from station to station on a timed schedule. If you prefer to be in the same group as another family who is attending, you must give notification at the time of purchasing your tickets. 

No group changes will be made after September 11. 

Tickets must be purchased online prior to September 11.

Living History will end at 12:30 and families can eat their 

packed lunches on the grounds. After lunch, your time is 

your own. Please feel free to walk the trails, visit the historic 

buildings again, or head home.

Advance Registration is Required for this Event. Adults/Chaperones are $6/each, Children 4 and up are $5/each, and Children 3 and under are $1/each. Tickets will become available closer to the event.

Tickets are non-refundable. This is a rain or shine event. After purchasing tickets, a confirmation email will be sent to you.

Please email with any questions.

Homeschool Day at Mount Vernon 

October 18, 2021 — 9:00am - 4:00pm and

November 1, 2021 — 9:00am - 4:00pm

COST - Special Rate for Homeschool Families:

Children 5 and under: Free

Ages 6-18: $12 - Adults: $14

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