DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum displays a vast collection of American and British antiques from the 17th, 18th, and 19th century. Artifacts include metals, ceramics, glass items, costumes, paintings, weapons, textiles, and furniture. In addition to ongoing exhibits, the museum hosts rotating ones on topics such as dollhouses, keyboard instruments, and silver. The gift shop sells books, music, jewelry, gifts, and accessories reflecting 18th- and 19th-century decorative arts. Put DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum into our Williamsburg holiday builder website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Williamsburg.
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Enjoyable couple of hours walking around the exhibits, and have to also recommend the Wallace Gallery Café as a good spot to relax and have a quick bite to eat. more »
We made time to stop at this museum and I think it was directly related to the amount of screen space it received on the Williamsburg website. That being said, it was time well spent. The new museum..... more »
Small, but jam-packed museum full of interesting artifacts. Also a live stage production, featuring a Q and A session with George Washington! Very informative.
Great programs in the Hennage Auditorium. New museum being built behind this one. Take a tour with a guide to really get the inside scoop on these precious items.
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