The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation offers a range of special onsite learning opportunities for the public, students, teachers, and scholars.
- Archaeological Field School - Archaeological field school students get a hands-on opportunity to learn excavation techniques and recording, along with an introduction to laboratory analysis and 18th-century material culture. The field school is jointly sponsored with the College of William and Mary.
- Architectural Field School - The annual architectural field school, held in conjunction with the College of William & Mary's National Institute of American History and Democracy, introduces students to the methods used in the investigation and recording of historic buildings.
- Fellowships - The John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library offers short-term residential fellowships to support research on topics related to British America, the American Revolution, and the Early Republic.
- Tours - Learn more about the Foundation's research initiatives through behind-the-scenes tours.