The Best Shopping in Centuries
Colonial Williamsburg offers a wide variety of shopping experiences at our official retail stores, collectively known as The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg. From souvenirs and books to furnishings for your home and jewelry, our stores have something for everyone’s interests.
Historic Area Shops
See what shopping in the 18th-century was like in our Historic Area Shops located on East Duke of Gloucester Street. One-of-a-kind trade goods and other historical treasures are waiting to be discovered by YOU!
The John Greenhow store is our 18th-century general store. Mr. Greenhow offers historic items, including gourmet foods and libations, and other authentic finds.
Prentis Store, the oldest retail shop in America, features reproduction items made by American craftsmen and our Historic Trades team, including leather goods, glass, earthenware, and more.
Stop by the William Pitt store to try your hand at historic games and toys, and to shop for apparel and souvenirs.
Have you ever dreamed of walking through Williamsburg in your very own 18th- century costume? We can help with that at Tarpley, Thompson, and Company! Tarpley’s stocks ready-to-wear clothing and accessories for men, women, and children. Sewists can also pick up reproduction print fabrics by the yard.
Fine jewelry and precious heirloom gifts can be found at Golden Ball, our historic jewelry shop, including our signature c-band sterling silver bracelet.
In the warmer months, stop by Market House, our outdoor seasonal shop. Pick up a straw hat or tricorn, toys, and other fun items as you meander through the streets enjoying the spring, summer, and fall weather.
WILLIAMSBURG Shops in Merchants Square
Adjacent to the Historic Area along West Duke of Gloucester Street, our shops in Merchants Square offers a modern shopping experience.
Trend meets tradition at Brick & Vine, our flagship WILLIAMSBURG brand store, featuring two floors of shopping heaven. Find everything to fill your home with Williamsburg style, including furniture, home accents, gifts, seasonal merchandise, jewelry, art, books, and gourmet foods. Create the home of your dreams in Brick & Vine’s Design Center upstairs. Our expert staff will assist you in selecting finishes and fabrics for your custom-made furniture piece, plus bedding, lighting, and other accessories to complete your interiors.
Also located in Merchants Square is Everything Williamsburg where you will find apparel, toys, games, gifts, and other souvenirs to take home.
Find more gift shops at the Williamsburg Lodge, The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, and the Williamsburg Visitor Center.
The newly-renovated Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg Gift Shop features folk art and other craft items related to our collections and current exhibits, including many American artisans.
Pressed for time? The Williamsburg Lodge Gift Shop stocks a selection of signature gifts, souvenirs, and sundries year-round.
Before you head home, make a stop at Revolutions in the Visitor Center. You’ll find the widest selection of apparel and souvenirs we offer, plus books, toys, games, and souvenirs.
After your trip is over, be sure to visit shop.colonialwilliamsburg.com to keep shopping with us from the comfort of home.
Your purchases in our official retail shops support the ongoing mission of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Thank you for your support!