Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, Williamsburg

(4.6/5 based on 480+ 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
  • Of all the trips to Williamsburg over all the years, this is the first time we've taken the time to visit this museum - it won't be the last. Never have I ever seen a more superb collection of America...  more »
  • There is truly a collection for everyone within this museum: toys, furniture, quilts, restoration information, musical instruments. Simply amazing! 
  • We went to the AAR Folk Art Museum because of a Christmas concert there, and from what we saw that first day we knew we had to go back. We went the following day and spent several hours going through ...  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