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Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum

325 Francis Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4103
+1 757-220-7693
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19th-century folk household objects (toys, kitchenware, paintings, furniture, etc.) are on display at the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum.
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325 Francis Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4103
+1 757-220-7693

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Reviewed 3 days ago

You can NOT miss this museum...it is a MUST see for everyone , young and old ! One of the best we have seen, & we used to be in the antique business & many fine old things have crossed our hands, but the items...More

Thank ragtyme
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed all the presentations at both of the museums!! It truly enhanced our multiple visits during the week in Williamsburg. Guides answered questions and made it fun for the kids and adults. Activities in the education center were meaningful and engaging. We learned so...More

Thank Rochelle V
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are expecting the usual art museum with static paintings displayed by muted lighting upon the walls, you are in for a surprise. The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum houses the vast collection of Mrs. Rockefeller's personal collection of folk art that she...More

Thank ehamblinjr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice museum in Colonial Williamsburg. Perfect for hot afternoons. Plenty of seating for those that need to sit and rest as they tour the museum. Interesting collections of Colonial furniture, China, silver and pewter, paintings, etc. Takes a few hours to visit.

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I planned on stopping by this museum for a bit on our tour of Colonial Williamsburg, and after 3 hours of wandering around, I decided to come back the following morning for another 3 hours. The museum is expansive and comprehensive, certainly a highlight of...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The artwork, silver, folk art, etc is a gift. If there is an afternoon performance, be sure to attend. We got to see Francis Scott Keys and listen to a musical performance. An added plus, when it is 90+ outside, the cool interior is a...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum is one of the premier museums for Folk art in the US. With its wonderful and unusual objects created from untrained artists, you get to see an amazing collection of art comprising carved, painted and sculpted objects. As...More

Thank MuseumGoer01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is located with the Public Hospital. I see reviews under; Abby Aldrich, Dewitt Wallace and the Public Hospital museum. All three are located together, but I can't differentiate the 3 except for gallery names. Seems a lot of people skip visiting here but...More

Thank stm24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is so much to see here. Unfortunately, it is a bock or two away from the historic area and Market Square. Though the Shuttle Stops here, it seems not many people make a visit here. It is worth the trip if you like history....More

Thank BJtravels F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed touring this museum. There is a huge variety of interesting items on display. It is amazing how extensive the collection is, and how beautifully everything is displayed. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank BevK74
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17 January 2015|
Response from 93phoebe |
Oh, by the way, this was one of your exhibits!!))