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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

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

Thank Harold H
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Deborah J B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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!

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.

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

Thank Traveler P
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.)

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.

Thank TheOldCr0w
Reviewed July 30, 2018

The diversity and presentation of folk art at this museum make it a must-see for anyone even remotely interested in folk art. Programs through the day - some guided gallery tours and others presentations in their auditorium - will greatly enhance your visit. Easily worth...More

Thank MarylandTraveler1234
Reviewed July 24, 2018

It was a field hospital of the olden days and has an underground route connected to the new part of the museum, many artifacts and interesting history telling, tours and talks were informative.

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