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Brandywine River Museum of Art

1 Hoffman Mill Rd, Chadds Ford, PA 19317-9773
+1 610-388-2700
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Discover an outstanding collection of American art, including works by N.C., Andrew and Jamie Wyeth, housed in a historic grist mill with glass-walled lobbies overlooking the scenic Brandywine. During the holiday season, experience the extensive O-gauge model train display, one of the largest in the country, with five trains running simultaneously on nearly 2,000 feet of track. Enjoy guided tours of the Andrew Wyeth Studio, the N.C. Wyeth House and Studio and Kuerner Farm (April to mid-November). Museum shop and cafe.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1 Hoffman Mill Rd, Chadds Ford, PA 19317-9773
+1 610-388-2700
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been here a few times before , but my first time during the Holidays. The museum is decorated with Christmas trees. But their main attraction is the Model Railroad display. Also the great art collection of the Wyeth family. Best to go during...More

Thank Kenny21NJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were on a group tour from Lancaster, PA which included this wonderful art museum and two other attractions in the area. It was wonderful !! A special feature was a train exhibit and because every man was once a little boy...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you savor art by the entire Wyatt family of painters along with Peter Hurd, then the Brandywine Museum is a must visit. Set along the Brandywine Creek, this very comfortable museum offers the best of the Wyatt's contributions to the American art scene. It...More

Thank pavlovich123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the time spent here. Lots of nice artwork and I gained a better appreciation for the paintings of the Wyeth family. Other talented artest are also on display. If you enjoy art this is a great museum to visit, it isn't too large...More

Thank Torrie N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brandywine River Museum of Art offers wonderful art exhibits, a delightful cafe, and the marvelous views of the Brandywine Creek. Though not a huge museum, the quality and quantity of the works make it well worth the $18 entry fee for adults, and I would...More

Thank FJGonzalezG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place. You can spend at least 4 hours in the museum. One thing to consider that Student pricing is completely different than adult: 6 vs 18, so make sure if you have students take the student ID and pay $6. The cashier did...More

Thank Samuel G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Brandywine River Museum holds a special lace in my heart. I used to go there as a kid with my family. It was always a fun outing! Lots of Wyeth works - NC, Andrew, James... At Christmas they have a train exhibit which is...More

Thank MABM917
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed to fill in the afternoon, and this Wyeth themed museum did the trick. Easy to navigate, we learned about this family of American artists and their widespread influence.

Thank AmherstNY1
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I do understand that all the Wyeth artists are highly regarded. I have mixed reviews on that. But this is a small museum where you can contemplate the paintings and the river. Have a seat. Watch he river go by. Nice.

Thank CamilleNewYorkCity
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Plan to spend a good portion of the day here. Nestled along the Brandywine River, this museum is an architectural interest in its own right, Opt for a free 45 min tour of the museum by a knowledgeable docent and choose one or more of...More

Thank Ginny L
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24 August 2016|
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Response from theronben | Reviewed this property |
Have not been to Barnes museum in Philadelphia, but Wyeth works are likely different except maybe when Brandywine museum loans out works from its permanent collection.
5 February 2016|
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Response from Neil G | Reviewed this property |
If you call on a weekday someone may be able to help you