DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, Williamsburg

4.7
#4 of 11 in Museums in Williamsburg
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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  • Arrive a few minutes early which was a good idea as there is a major expansion of the museum in process right now. Getting to the entrance of the museum is a bit treacherous, so be careful. Note that ...  more »
  • This museum contains household furnishings that were used mostly by wealthy homeowners during Colonial times. Furniture, desks, grandfather clocks, highboys, extensive silverware, china, textiles, clo...  more »
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  • 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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