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Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum

325 Francis Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4103
+1 757-220-7693
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19th-century folk household objects (toys, kitchenware, paintings, furniture, etc.) are on display at the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum.
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325 Francis Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4103
+1 757-220-7693
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Going on a Wedneday or Friday lets you also tour Basset Hall which was Abby and John Rockefeller's Spring and Fall retreat. At Basset you will learn of John D's behind the scenes work to establish historic Williamsburg. It is probably best to drive to...More

Thank Iva V
Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is reached through the Public Hospital museum. You have to go down 2+ levels below ground and over and up 2 levels into a building behind the Hospital. We spent 2-3 hours per day-late afternoon-early evening for 2 days in order to see...More

Thank molly30087
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SO many unique and unusual things are inside this muesuem. My nieces and nephews thought it would be a nice way to spent a couple hours before heading back to Newport. It takes a long time to walk through so bring some comfortable shoes. I...More

Thank pixoyalin
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is one of the best museums I have been to. It was so facinating that we spent two afternoons there and left with more to see. It is full of personal effects of so many famous people, it hard to imagine. The antique silver...More

Thank ranchmommie
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We only made the effort to walk over to the museums and go inside because it was just over 100 degrees and we were desperate for some air conditioning. I'm so glad we did. Both this museum and the DeWitt Decorative Arts Museum were amazing!...More

Thank TheTraveling4some
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Can't say enough goods things about this museum. My husband and I thought it would be a nice way to spent a couple hours before checking into our hotel. Well, 3 hours later we were only half way through! We went back the next day...More

Thank Julie32159
Reviewed 9 August 2017

As good as I remembered. Just outstanding folk art in a lovely setting with very few crowds. Has to be seen to be appreciated.

Thank mtroner
Reviewed 22 July 2017

You can NOT miss this museum...it is a MUST see for everyone , young and old ! One of the best we have seen, & we used to be in the antique business & many fine old things have crossed our hands, but the items...More

Thank ragtyme
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed all the presentations at both of the museums!! It truly enhanced our multiple visits during the week in Williamsburg. Guides answered questions and made it fun for the kids and adults. Activities in the education center were meaningful and engaging. We learned so...More

Thank Rochelle V
Reviewed 20 July 2017

If you are expecting the usual art museum with static paintings displayed by muted lighting upon the walls, you are in for a surprise. The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum houses the vast collection of Mrs. Rockefeller's personal collection of folk art that she...More

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18 January 2015|
Response from 93phoebe |
Oh, by the way, this was one of your exhibits!!))