Family Activities:

Governor’s Palace


Governor’s Palace

Palace Green Street & Scotland Street, Northern End of Palace Green, Colonial Williamsburg, VA

Impressive architecture, beautiful gardens, period replica antiques — adults love to tour this grand Palace. For kids, the best part of the Palace is checking out the foyer where the most impressive display of firearms criss-cross the walls and ceiling. Originally installed as a display of power on the part of the British King, today it’s truly a wonder to behold.

A tour of the Palace can get long for kids, so ducking out early and heading for the maze in the back might make the overall visit more successful.

With six foot tall walls, a maze lies behind the Governor’s Palace. Exciting short cuts and steep steps to climb in the far back to the ice house kids delight in running this maze.