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Review of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum
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Colonial Williamsburg Admission
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Owner description: 19th-century folk household objects (toys, kitchenware, paintings, furniture, etc.) are on display at the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum.
ft lauderdale, FL
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85 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“must see museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed the museum. So many different exhibits. Its a nice building too. There arent that many museums in Williamsburg, but what is there is very worthwhile visiting. It is part of the Williamsburg historical experience.

Visited December 2012
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Millbrae, California
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Folksy, but different.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

Lots to see, so don't spend too much time in beginning, otherwise you won't be able to see everything. Thankfully, there are sitting areas.

Visited December 2012
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San Francisco
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100 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great collection of colonial furniture and arts”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

This museum has very good collection of furniture (chairs, chests, tables, etc.), clocks, maps, musical instruments, paintings, sculptures from the colonial era. Tour guides are very good. Recommend highly to take the tours (free with admission)

Visited December 2012
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Bangor, Maine
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50 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“A huge variety”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

This museum has so many different interesting things to see and they are set out in an unusual pattern. Especially great when it is raining!

Visited April 2012
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New York City, New York
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181 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“Big, high-quality, lovely curated collection”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2013

If you love high-quality folk portraits, gorgeous quilts, old carousel horses, weather vanes, carved boxes, wood-carved tobacconist figures and so much more, Abby's collection is not to be missed. Beautifully curated in ample, well-marked rooms with clear placards, this is a great stop right adjacent to Colonial Williamaburg. A find! The one improvement I'd make is to add an audio guide to cut down on all the required reading and give visitors more time to look at the wonderful objects and paintings.

Visited January 2013
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