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Home > Visit a Gateway > Yorktown Visitor Center and Battlefield
Yorktown Visitor Center and Battlefield - Yorktown, VA
Activities:

A 15-minute orientation film, "The Siege at Yorktown," shows on the hour and half hour. From there, tour the museum exhibits which focus on the 1781 Siege of Yorktown, the Battle of the Capes, and the campaign table used by British General Cornwallis during the siege. Exhibits in the park original 18th and 19th century earthworks, original 18th century buildings (Nelson and Moore Houses), Victory Monument, French Memorial and Yorktown National Cemetery (Civil War). The park also administers portions of General Washington's Campaign Tents. On the roof of the visitor center is an observation deck which overlooks the battlefield. There are also tours of the Town of York and Revolutionary War Battlefield tours.

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Facilities: Film, information desk, museum gift store, restrooms, Battlefield overlook and beach picnic area (open seasonally only).
Accessibility: Most exhibits and museums are handicapped accessible. Wheelchairs are available upon request. The historic homes in Yorktown are open only seasonally and wheelchair accessibility to the Nelson House is usually available with two-hour advance notice.

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