We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Colonial Williamsburg Admission
From $40.99*
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Colonial Williamsburg Admission
From $40.99*
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
148
All photos (148)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
About
19th-century folk household objects (toys, kitchenware, paintings, furniture, etc.) are on display at the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Contact
325 W Francis St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4103
Website
+1 757-220-7693
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Williamsburg
from $80.00
More Info
from $15.40
More Info
from $23.00
More Info
Reviews (619)
Filter reviews
617 results
Traveler rating
477
115
22
2
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
477
115
22
2
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews musical instruments weather vanes wonderful collection mental hospital carousel animals colonial williamsburg quilt exhibit doll houses public hospital on display rainy day few hours gift shop furniture exhibits portraits americana
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 617 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entrance is within CL, through the Public Hospital of 1773. Very expansive collection and the museum is undergoing a 65000 square foot expansion.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Scott H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are so many pieces to see in the part of the museum, it will take you quite a while to take it all in. We have been twice now, and each time we are seeing new exhibits and pieces that are being rotated in....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dananickerson82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't expect old masters. That said, there is some very nice furniture here, a fair amount of American portraiture, and many, many examples of wood carving, ceramics, silver, dishware, rugs, etc., etc. (also a small exhibit on the mental hospital this building once was) Had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank scott r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many unusual items and different types of folk art from fabric to windcatchers to cigar store statues. We took a 40 minute guided tour but could have spent several hours and not seen it all. Very nice displays. Thanks for collecting, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank familyfun625
Reviewed December 7, 2018

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 November 11, 2018

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
1  Thank r0bertv1
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 73 nearby hotels
Williamsburg Lodge, Autograph Collection
2,324 reviews
.25 miles away
Williamsburg Inn
842 reviews
.38 miles away
Colonial Houses-Colonial Williamsburg
641 reviews
.40 miles away
Griffin Hotel - Colonial Williamsburg
211 reviews
.40 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 432 nearby restaurants
A Chef's Kitchen
535 reviews
.32 miles away
Fat Canary
1,490 reviews
.17 miles away
Amber Ox
165 reviews
.36 miles away
Aromas Specialty Coffees & Cafe
1,037 reviews
.28 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 191 nearby attractions
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
499 reviews
.02 miles away
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church
1,136 reviews
.23 miles away
Wren Building
185 reviews
.19 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
93phoebe
January 17, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Sargeatlarge |
Maybe Tasha Tudor?
0
Votes