Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, Williamsburg
(4.6/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
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. Add Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum to your Williamsburg travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Williamsburg tour planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • I have a real soft spot for Folk Art, and this collection is fabulous! Please allow at least two hours in this museum as there is so much to see. There are also free tours you can take. A cafe on the ...  more »
  • The Quilt exhibit was interesting along with folk art. We should have allowed for 2 hours to view everything. This is a wonderful museum and it's free! We appreciated the complimentary wheel chair. We...  more »
  • The museum houses a wide variety of folk art. I particularly liked the weather vanes - something that is a rarity on the West Coast. You can probably spend a couple of hours going through the various ...  more »
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  • Nice museum. Nice cafe inside too. Worth the visit while you are in town to see the folk art.
  • An excellant museum experience, they have a nice cafeteria as well.
  • Awesomely historic