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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

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

Thank GreenHat17
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Gary E
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

tours available for different areas. so much to see you could spend all day. Folk art, great furniture, pottery, silver, quilts and so much more. Enjoy/!

Thank Merry K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Certainly one of the most celebrated & charming collections in the country & just plain fun to view. Provides a new appreciation of the invention & humor of early Americans

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While staying in historic Williamsburg we took a program at the museum. Made some cute paintings of textures and designs. On other occasions we have made Christmas ornaments related to German or other themes. Instructions easy and enjoyable thanks to the instructor (Christine) I believe....More

Thank colonialgirl2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much to see! Try and get onto one of the guided tours for more information on the collection. Love the carousel animals.

Thank DEGhia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first time visiting the museum since moving to the new location, and it has really expanded! They have done a wonderful job with the exhibits. The dollhouse exhibit holds a special place in my heart since my grandmother took me to this...More

Thank swtjen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful guide that taught us all about soft paste and hard paste china. pottery, and earthenware. Always love the Abby Rockefeller section.

Thank Ribbonlady
Reviewed 17 October 2017

It was a hot day and we decided to visit an indoor exhibit. Went to the Dewitt Wallace Gallery / Abby Aldrich Folk Art Museum. This new combined facility is great. From toys to fabrics, silver and gems to weapons and pianos, every exhibit was...More

Thank Alvira3
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17 January 2015|
Response from 93phoebe |
Oh, by the way, this was one of your exhibits!!))