Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, Williamsburg

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#3 of 11 in Museums in Williamsburg
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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  • The museum bus stop is now at Market Square while they make a new bus stop area at the museum - at least is that what it looks like! You can spend an hour or most of the day taking in this amazing col...  more »
  • It seems that not a lot of visitors to Colonial Williamsburg bother with the Art Museum, but that is a mistake, as it has perhaps the finest collection of american folk art anywhere. You could take a ...  more »
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  • A first class museum with multiple different collections and history presentations. Could spend many days here. Wish the cafetetia/coffee shop had better options .
  • Maybe our expectations were too high but aside from some beautiful furniture I didn't get excited. Winterthur has better examples and there were renovations everywhere. Signage was abysmal. I don't think I will return.
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