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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
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A collection of American art from 1840 to the present.

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Plan to Spend some time here!!

We went on a Sunday morning and did not have a lot of time as it was our day to head home. Free on Sundays - but do plan to spend about 2-3 hours if you can. We were surprised by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 24, 2015
VacaCouple2014
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We went on a Sunday morning and did not have a lot of time as it was our day to head home. Free on Sundays - but do plan to spend about 2-3 hours if you can. We were surprised by the depth and scope of the artists and the museum - while not easy to find in a residential... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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167 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This is a nice museum that was established originally to display the work of the great artist and illustrator, Howard Pyle. It now houses not only his wonderful works but many other artists too. Parking is free and you walk through the sculpture garden (and labyrinth, if you want) to the gallery itself. There are many separate galleries on two... More 

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1 Thank uktravailer
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I love this museum. It's hosted a couple of my movie festivals. It's always a surprise and a joy to go there. Don't miss this one. Just walk through or bring a box lunch and sit in the outside gardens.

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1 Thank Michaelangelo R
Wilmington, Delaware
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51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

There is always something to stimulate your imagination at the Delaware Art Museum. The special events they hold there are extremely well done . Coming here is a great way to pass a cold winter's day and brighten your outlook on life.

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Thank Options4U
Montgomery, Alabama, United States
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111 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

One of the things I love about museums is that every time you go it is like visiting old friends and meeting new ones. I hadn't been to this museum before and I was impressed. The. Exhibits are exceptionally done and "dressed" for the period that the exhibit represents. The temporary exhibit was a little know, pre-raphealite, female artist whose... More 

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Thank Ladonna I
North Carolina
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279 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

on our way to NYC we stopped here to visit a show that i had read was here and only here in the whole USA. What a fabulous side trip for us. Marie Stillman, painter was worth seeing.5o works on display and here until Jan 2016. just superb. the musueum is a nice place, the cafe had good menu and... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

this is a wonderful museum and has a marvelous pre raphalite museum( one of the best in the country) also, it has a wonderful scupture garden, and lots of fabulous art galleries: it also, has a wonderful children's playroom, and a great cafe.

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Thank danna l
Wilmington, Delaware
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

This museum is considered an outcast in the museum world. It made some terrible decisions to add space with archetecually, and totally awful, out of place, expensive wings that virtually bankrupted this once gem of a museum. To save the day, they began selling valuable parts of the collection at firesale prices. Now the place has been black listed by... More 

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Thank Drew and B M
New York City, New York
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108 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

This museum has several fine collections including one of modern art and another of art associated with early US magazine art (if you're pushed for time you can skip the Old Masters collection, although it's interesting enough). The bookstore is excellent.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This is our second time hosting an event for 200 at the Art Museum. The facility is obviously beautiful; however, it is the staff that makes this a reliable and excellent place to hold an event.

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