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Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum

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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 W Francis St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4103
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum is a great place to spend an afternoon. If you are interested in folk art it is worth a trip.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank post203
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful small museum of folk art but it is confusing to find your way into it. You have to enter all the museums through the mental hospital entry and go downstairs, back up and then through the other museum. They had two...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NChoagie
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Parking spaces were scarce at the museum. We decided to park at the Colonial Visitor’s Center and take the frequent shuttle bus to the museum. Shuttle Bus Stop 6 is at the museum. Complimentary key lockers were available to store forbidden items (Beverages, food, backpacks,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Harold H
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Enjoyed seeing the exhibits. We spent about an hour here. The glass armonica show was amazing. I never heard on an armonica before and could not believe how nice it sounded. We would go back.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Deborah J B
Reviewed September 30, 2018

The two times i have visited here it was to get out of the weather and each time I stayed much longer than I intended. The second time through was every bit as engaging as the first. And I have yet to visit the hospital...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TripleAParents
Reviewed September 9, 2018

You will love your visit here. Fabulous museam that will take several hours to take in. Well arranged, informative, and comfortable. Have fun!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank r0bertv1
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Didn't know what to expect. The museum has something for everyone. The guides try to keep there banter chipper and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alberta S
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We went to the museum on a hot August day. After spending over 2 hours we still had not come close to seeing all the exhibits. Part of the museum is underground so no cell service. That was a nice relief and forced all to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PeteK501
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Well curated collection. We took the textiles tour this trip. Attended a presentation our first night in their auditorium that left much to be desired: 'Secrets of CW' or such... Skip it. Too $$$ and boring! (And I love history BTW.)

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank pjh0751
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Lots to see. Fun to look at the old oil painting. Remember no touching. Tours are very interesting. Nice for rainy days.

Date of experience: July 2018
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