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January 25, 2011

Bank of America Cardholders Enjoy Free Admission To The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg

Free admission to the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, 326 W. Francis St., Williamsburg, Va., is available to card customers of Bank of America during the first full weekend of each month in 2011. The offer includes the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum and the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum.

Colonial Williamsburg is one of the nation’s premier cultural institutions participating in the bank’s museum access program, Museums On Us.

Each Bank of America cardholder is allowed one free admission on eligible days by presenting a valid Bank of America/Merrill Lynch debit or credit card and a photo ID at the museums’ front desk. The free admission is for the cardholder only and is not transferable. The offer does not grant free admission to special programs or exhibitions and does not guarantee reservations for museum programs.

The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg are located at the intersection of Francis and South Henry Streets in Williamsburg, Va., and entered through the Public Hospital of 1773. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday through March 13. Beginning March 14, hours are daily 10. a.m. to 7 p.m. For museum program information, call (757) 220-7724.

The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg include the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum is home to the nation’s premier collection of American folk art, with more than 5,000 folk art objects made during the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. The DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum exhibits the best in British and American decorative arts from 1670–1830.

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is the not-for-profit educational and cultural organization that preserves and operates the restored 18th-century Revolutionary capital of Virginia as a town-sized living history museum, telling the inspirational stories of our nation’s founding men and women. Williamsburg is located in Virginia’s Tidewater region, 20 minutes from Newport News, within an hour’s drive of Richmond and Norfolk, and 150 miles south of Washington, D.C., off Interstate 64. For more information about Colonial Williamsburg, call 1-800-HISTORY or visit Colonial Williamsburg’s website at www.history.org.

Media Contact:
Jim Bradley
(757) 220-7281



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