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
Programs and exhibitions at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum are supported by the DeWitt Wallace Endowment Fund.
326 West Francis Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Jan. 1 - March 10, 2013
March 11 – Dec. 31, 2013
Grand Illumination 12/8/13
Christmas Day 12/25/13