Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, Williamsburg

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
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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  • This museum was a real find, not your typical museum. The collections are unique - folk art, furniture, etc. Be sure to take the free tours, they add a lot to your experience. Warning: if you are goin...  read more »
  • Unusual artifacts that will make you smile. This Museum is attached to the Mental Hospital and another HUGE museum. Plan to visit all 3 and stay at least a couple hours. There is a cafe downstairs whe...  read more »
  • Each time we are in Williamsburg, I make sure to visit this museum. It is wonderful and has something for everyone! The entire museum is bright, open and clean. The staff is very friendly and knowledg...  read more »
  • An excellant museum experience, they have a nice cafeteria as well.
  • Nice museum. Nice cafe inside too. Worth the visit while you are in town to see the folk art.
  • Awesomely historic
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