You probably know the story of Jamestowne, that it was the first permanent English settlement in the new world and that life for these early settlers was as much of a struggle as it was adventure. In Historic Jamestowne, you’ll understand their story like never before. Historic Jamestowne includes both the original site for the settlement and a museum devoted to it. At the historic site you’ll see ruins of actual structures from the original Jamestowne. In the midst of them, there is an active archeological dig as more authentic structures are uncovered. Next to this site, you’ll find replicas of the three ships that brought the settlers to the New World as well as a recreated Powhatan Village, which was home to the natives already here. Your tour in historic Jamestown will help you understand the relationship between these cultures as you embrace their intense New World experience.