Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, Williamsburg

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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum by using our Williamsburg online tour planner .
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  • Highly recommend this wonderful museum dedicated to American folk art. A terrific exhibition started by one of the founders of the Williamsburg restoration.  more »
  • This museum has many diverse exhibits featuring the art of the common man. Enjoy the toys, portraits, outdoor signs, and iron objects. Many of the items are very creative.  more »
  • An absolute pleasure to visit, this exquisite and intimate museum will astound with its content and world class collections. Small group programs are wonderful as are presentations both musical and in...  more »
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  • Awesome place! Staff was knowledgeable and exhibits were interesting, took us about 3 hours to complete. My husband and I had a great time
  • Wonderful museum! Our favorite part of Colonial Williamsburg.
  • Enjoyed our time here. We will be back soon
  • This museum is a hidden treasure in the restored area of Colonial Williamsburg. We were pleasantly surprised at the content of both quantity and quality. Interesting displays of toys, quilts, furniture, clothing, homebuilding, and folkart were illuminating. Glad we stopped in.
  • Thoroughly enjoyed the museum and the many interesting items and variety there.

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