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Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum

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325 W Francis St, 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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  • Very good18%
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325 W Francis St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4103
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"musical instruments"
in 43 reviews
"weather vanes"
in 30 reviews
"great collection"
in 19 reviews
"mental hospital"
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"carousel animals"
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"colonial williamsburg"
in 86 reviews
"quilt exhibit"
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"american furniture"
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"doll houses"
in 13 reviews
"public hospital"
in 17 reviews
"on display"
in 20 reviews
"rainy day"
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"few hours"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After visiting Bassett Hall, I had a new appreciation for Abby's art choices. I especially enjoyed her large dispay of weather vanes! She had a very unique selection of art.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum visit was our rainy day adventure as it kept doors and out of the rain. Highly recommend. The folk art collection and the furniture pieces are priceless. Also, in there small theater, they had a live play that day which was included in...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a very hot day, actually our 2nd hot day at Colonial Williamsburg, so in the afternoon we went to seek relief in this air conditioned museum. Admission is included with your Colonial Williamsburg ticket. It is one of the stops on the Colonial...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a folk art fan don’t miss the opportunity to go through this museum. The collection is large going from paintings to figurines

Thank tamul
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a world-class museum with collections not seen anywhere else! I would highly recommend this museum to any and all. It certainly gives the visitor an appreciation of American history, and culture!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay - so I get that a/c systems sometimes don't work, but the staff seemed a little uptight. There was a lot of security along with the tourists - it took away from experiencing some of the paintings and other artifacts.

Thank Milagros S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a bit confusing when we arrived at the address of this Museum as the sign outside said American Art Museum and there wasn't a reference to the name Abby Aldrich that we could see. Once inside we knew we were in the right...More

Thank Angela H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's open later than the Colonial Williamsburg buildings so best to do this at the end of the day when you need some a/c in the summer or heat in the winter.

Thank 757Marisa1111
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Reviewed June 7, 2018

A home that reflects the era of the 1940's and 1950's and how the Rockefellers lived when not at one of their vast estates.

Thank Lee H
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

Thank you Ms. Rockefeller for having the foresight to begin collecting these national treasures! what a wonderful variety of folk art, from textiles to tin coffee pots, this is a refreshing break from colonial period. I'm still not sure of the connection between the hospital...More

Thank Jill M
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Oh, by the way, this was one of your exhibits!!))
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