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Delaware Art Museum

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Address: 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone Number: 302-571-9590
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: A collection of American art from 1840 to the present.

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They Should Rename The Museum, The Golden Nugget

We really enjoyed ourselves by viewing the sculptures as we approach the entrance. Tables are adjacent to enjoy a picnic or buy lunch at the cafe.Except for a suggested donation... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed ourselves by viewing the sculptures as we approach the entrance. Tables are adjacent to enjoy a picnic or buy lunch at the cafe.Except for a suggested donation, your choice, the Art Museum is free on Sunday. Take the docent tour and enjoy the art illustrators and Pre-Ralphael painters. The museum store was worth a visit. Plenty of... More 

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Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

A wonderful museum in lovely environs provides the home for the works some of the greatest American Illustrators. The Brandywine School produced the finest of this genre of artists. One will also find excellent early American painting and portraiture along with the most extensive collection of Pre-Rapealite art in the US. For Edward Hopper fans his classic Summertime is also... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The building and surroundings are gorgeous. We went to a night event around Christmas time and were a bit disappointed of the layout. We seemed to bump into each other and it was hard to see some of the art pieces as they were blocked by local sellers. The museum store has really neat and unique items worth checking

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The exhibit of Brian Selznick's art was fantastic. The journey from opening to end was brilliant. At each piece of art was the book in which it appeared, multiple copies, with chairs in which to Enjoy Reading Each Book! And I did. The museum has a wonderful collection that is displayed with imagination in a modern building that welcomes sculpture,... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is a charming, small museum North of Wilmington, DE. We enjoyed their collection of local art with even an entrance art collection by Chihully. It is well worth several hours and is open late on Thursday evening.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

went to enjoy a pleasant afternoon viewing an exhibition of dog photos and other paintings on permanent exhibition...wasn't disappointed! A great way to enjoy some fine art and relaxation.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We didn't expect the collections to be as good as they are. This museum has the most extensive collection of the paintings which became magazine illustrations in Harpers Bazarre, etc. It also has excellent pre-Raphaelite and contemporary collections. There are a few old masters and some good American art. The gift shop is a delight.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Great collections of the entire Wyeth family which I love. Has works by N. C., Andrew, Jamie and Henriettae.

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Chestertown, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I had a free afternoon that I decided to spend walking around the art museum and sculpture gardens with no particular goal. It was a rainy day that put me in the perfect reflective mood. I enjoyed the Pre-Raphaelite installation best, though the other galleries were interesting too. The gift shop also has some outstanding, unusual decor and gift items.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Tucked into a lovely residential area of Wilmington, you will find this museum as fresh and relaxing as its surroundings. I went with a friend to view the "Dogs, Dogs" photography exhibit by Elliott Erwitt (hurry - its closing May 24) which was a true delight. Much to our enjoyment, we spent another breath-taking hour roaming multiple rooms of Pre-Raphaelite... More 

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Additional Information about Delaware Art Museum

Address: Address: 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806
Phone Number: 302-571-9590
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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