Monday, December 11, 2023

Colonial Williamsburg offers new lounge for military guests

Colonial Williamsburg recently debuted the Liberty Lounge, a new complimentary space where Colonial Williamsburg military visitors can relax and recharge in the Revolutionary City.

The lounge is located in the Margaret Hunter Workshop, just off Duke of Gloucester Street.

Colonial Williamsburg's new Liberty Lounge offers military guests a place to unwind. (Courtesy Colonial Williamsburg)
Colonial Williamsburg’s new Liberty Lounge offers military guests a place to unwind. (Courtesy Colonial Williamsburg)

The Library Lounge is open to all of Colonial Williamsburg’s military guests, including retirees, veterans and their dependents.

Amenities include hot and cold beverages, wireless Internet access and a children’s area.

The lounge is staffed by Foundation volunteers, many of whom served in the military or have relatives who served, and it showcases vintage military memorabilia from Foundation collections.

The Liberty Lounge is part of a broad military outreach initiative led by Elisabeth Reiss, wife of Colonial Williamsburg president and CEO Mitchell B. Reiss.

“It is an honor to extend hospitality to our deserving military and their families,” Elisabeth Reiss said. “We look forward to the opportunity (Liberty Lounge) will provide us to serve those who serve our nation selflessly.”

To receive a complimentary Liberty Lounge pass, guests should bring proof of military service to any Colonial Williamsburg ticketing location. The pass will be included with any admission ticket that is purchased or with an approved complimentary pass.

Additional information about the Liberty Lounge is available at Colonial Williamsburg ticketing locations, online here or by calling 1-855-296-6627.

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