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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 1 week ago

Highly recommend this wonderful museum dedicated to American folk art. A terrific exhibition started by one of the founders of the Williamsburg restoration.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This museum has many diverse exhibits featuring the art of the common man. Enjoy the toys, portraits, outdoor signs, and iron objects. Many of the items are very creative.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 January 2018

An absolute pleasure to visit, this exquisite and intimate museum will astound with its content and world class collections. Small group programs are wonderful as are presentations both musical and informational in the auditorium. A must do while in Williamsburg, you won't be disappointed.

Thank IonaFezzywig
Reviewed 2 January 2018

As a regular visitor to CW this was my first time in the museum. We skipped it on other trips when he kids were younger. It was cool taking 3 teens to see this vast collection of American pieces! Would definitely recommend !

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this collection of folk art with two of my daughters. It was very whimsical! The Christmas tree was beautiful too.

Thank ART139
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This museum has an excellent place for a quick bite to eat between events at their auditorium and elsewhere at the Colonial City. When one is rushing from one presentation to another, the cafeteria in this museum is a great place for an excellent cup...More

Thank K767SQmikek
Reviewed 10 December 2017

We have been folk art collectors for over 30 years. Thus this museum is one of our favorite places to visit in Colonial Williamsburg. There's a lot of construction going on which appears to be adding to what was already great. There are always ever...More

Thank bilodeau2015
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Plan on spending at least 2 hours exploring this great museum filled with many donations from Abby Aldrich Rockefeller's (John D. Rockefeller's wife) private collection. As a lover of all things "folk art," I can't get enough of the many varieties of this genre every...More

1  Thank GreenHat17
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Free admission and fre parking available. Two entire floor with many rooms with different themes. Allow at least 4 hours.

1  Thank Gary E
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This museum located in cenrtal downtown Williamsburg is almost a hidden treasure. A large collection of art, furniture, maps, historic portaits. Those interested in our colonial history will be particulary rewarded. Not to be missed when visitng Williamsburg,

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