Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, Williamsburg

4.8
#3 of 11 in Museums in Williamsburg
Inside Colonial Williamsburg, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum adds a layer to the town's history with a large collection of folk art. Abby Aldrich Rockefeller's original collection of 424 pieces makes up the core of the museum, featuring primarily South American and African American artwork dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. Textiles, sculptures, and paintings by self-trained artists experiment with bold colors and shapes, some of which depict images from American history. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum by using our Williamsburg online tour planner .
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  • China, silver, music, paintings, folk art... all in one massive museum! It is so much fun and no matter how many times I go I find something new and exciting.  more »
  • There are so many details to absorb that 1.5 hours was about my limit, so I went several times. The introduction to folk art and diversity in the collection tours were worthwhile. I would think that m...  more »
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  • The museum is, in fact, the result of two museums being put into one building. In fact, right now, they are doing work to expand the building so parking can be hard to find. Close to the Williamsburg exhibits and has something for everything. The whole family can enjoy it. Christmas is the best time to see it.
  • Always a nice place to visit. The tours are fun and informative. Cafe is meh.

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