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
  • The Abby Aldrich and the Dewitt are in the same building and you can easily find yourself in the one you were just in minutes ago. Docents to give you the brief orientation then you are on you own to ...  more »
  • This was another great place to spend a few hours. My absolute favorite was the dollhouse exhibit - especially for Christmas! 
  • I've been to several art museums around the world, but I loved this one. The art was approachable and had historical ties to different periods in American culture. I enjoyed seeing the old signage and...  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