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Museum of International Folk Art

Type: History Museums, Museums



Map / Directions 10Best Says

The Museum of International Folk Art, opened in 1953, shares Museum Hill's Milner Plaza with the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. Its collection, encompassing over 150,000 pieces of folk art, is...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Summer: Daily 10am-5pm
  • Off-Peak Season: Tue-Sun 10am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Residents $6
    Non-Residents $9
    Foundation Members and Children 16 and under Free

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  • Museums: "The International Museum of Folk Art, opened in 1953, shares Museum Hill's Milner Plaza with the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. Its collection, encompassing over 150,000 pieces of folk art, is the largest in the world. The colorful Girard Wing has artifacts from over 100 countries on six continents. Only a fraction of the huge collection, which includes toys and dolls, costumes, masks, textiles of all kinds, religious folk art, paintings and beadwork, is on display at one time. The bright displays delight children of all ages. The Hispanic Heritage Wing features changing exhibits related to both Hispanic and Latino cultures. In addition, the museum mounts short-term exhibitions of folk art from the USA and around the world. Visit their gift shop, packed with handmade items from around the globe, as well as their bookstore."
  • Best for Museums Because: The International Folk Art Museum has the largest collection of folk art in the world.

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