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The DeWitt Wallace
Decorative Arts Museum

Opened in 1985, this museum is home to an extensive collection of American and British antiques. See furniture, metals, ceramics, glass, paintings, prints, firearms, and textiles from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. Attend lectures and musical performances in the Hennage Auditorium.

Enter through the Public Hospital of 1773, a three-part exhibit on mental illness and treatment methods.

The Museum Store offers a range of books, music, jewelry, gifts, and accessories reflecting the museum's collection of 18th and early 19th-century decorative arts.

The Museum Café offers sandwiches, soups, beverages and desserts. Learn more

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326 West Francis Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Ticket required.

Through January 3, 2016
10–7 Daily

September 10 and 30, 2015
Open 10-5

Open 10-5
Grand Illumination
Open 10-6:30
Christmas Day
Open 11-4
New Year's Eve
Open 10-5

Programs and exhibitions at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum are supported by the DeWitt Wallace Endowment Fund.