200 Water St.
Experience the American Revolution to understand events that led to America’s war for independence. The museum is located near the battlefield where allied American and French forces won the battle of the American Revolution in 1781.
The story of America’s evolution from colonial status to a nation is told through indoor galleries featuring period artifacts, immersive environments, interactive exhibits and films, including “The Siege of Yorktown,” with a 180-degree surround screen and special effects.
Outside, witness artillery demonstrations, a re-created Continental Army encampment and Revolution-era farm.
$12 for adults, $7 for ages 6-12; free for ages 5 and under. Open year-round 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (9 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 15–Aug. 15), except Christmas and New Year’s days.