Ozzy Osbourne Visits Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg

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Ozzy and Jack Osbourne tried out Colonial Williamsburg's musket range during its opening weekend. (Courtesy of Colonial Williamsburg)

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Rock star Ozzy Osbourne and his son took a tour through Colonial Williamsburg and Historic Jamestowne over the weekend.

The Black Sabbath lead singer and his son, Jack, visited Colonial Williamsburg's new musket range and the trade shops along Duke of Gloucester Street.

"Rumor has it they had a particularly good time in the Wig Shop," Colonial Williamsburg posted on Facebook.

They also received a personal tour from Dr. Bill Kelso, director of archaeology, of the ongoing dig in Historic Jamestowne. The Osbournes also visited the historic Jamestown Church Tower and the Jamestown Rediscovery lab, according to a post on Historic Jamestowne's Facebook post.

Though word of the Osbournes' visit – they arrived in the area Thursday and left Sunday – had spread through social media over the weekend, Colonial Williamsburg could not offer official confirmation until they left town Sunday because of an agreement with their production crew.

"We were indeed thrilled to have Ozzy and Jack Osbourne visit the Revolutionary City on Friday," said Joe Straw, a Colonial Williamsburg spokesperson. "Their visit underscores Colonial Williamsburg's undiminished relevance and the broad appeal of our new and more engaging programming."

Colonial Williamsburg said in its Facebook post more information regarding the reason for their visit and "when you'll be able to see their adventures" will be released at a later date.

Though the reason behind their visit remains unclear, the History Channel has previously announced Ozzy and Jack Osbourne are shooting a new television show in which they visit unique historical sites. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation President Mitchell Reiss confirmed at City Council's budget work session Monday that a production crew from the History Channel was with the Osbournes and said "the episode" is likely to air in September.

Ozzy Osbourne was also spotted at Second Street American Bistro on Thursday night.