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Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

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Address: 3100 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Phone Number: (843) 238-2510
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What a excellent gem to have in Myrtle Beach!

The museum is located on the South end of the strip near Springmaid Pier. It is fascinating for both adults and children. The exhibits change frequently and the staff is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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51 reviews 51 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

The museum is located on the South end of the strip near Springmaid Pier. It is fascinating for both adults and children. The exhibits change frequently and the staff is wonderful. This is a free visit but your experience may leave you wanting to make a small donation at the end. Well worth your trip if you are looking for... More 

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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44 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Stopped by to see the Sand Mandala being put together....from a blank slate, to drawing the design, and then daily adding the grains of sand ...to make this Beautiful design...a wonderful thing to see...

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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I really enjoyed this week long event. Watching the monks create this beautiful Mandala was a once in a lifetime experience. This Tibetan Buddhist tradition involving the creation and destruction of mandalas made from colored sand. To sit and watch this spiritual creation was unbelievable. It's only going to be there for 2 more days...it's a must see! BTW, this... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The museum is small and charming. I have visited many times and enjoyed various exhibits. The children's art lessons are also wonderful! Highly recommend visiting if you're in the area.

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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143 attraction reviews
359 helpful votes 359 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

In need of a bit of a face-lift and to bring up to the 21st century proper lighting for a museum housing contemporary exhibits... am glad to see "culture" in the MB area to offset all the tourist-attractions and other mind-numbing alternative attractions/offerings around (putt-putt gold, etc). Enjoyed the current exhibit entitled "SWIM" and some of the exhibits on the... More 

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Middlebury, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I just love this museum. The collection displays are wonderful. While small it has a big impact. Attend any of the wonderful programs offered. Most are free and extremely good. This year there was a full day of celebration for Chinese New Year. A real family event. This is a wonderful little art museum. A true must see of local... More 

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Camden, Maine
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Scrambling to find things to do indoors in the frigid February weather we took Trip Advisors advice and visited this lovely little museum and were treated to a wonderful collection of young Cuban artists. "Voices of the Island" is a wonderful collection of Cuban artist Reynier Llanes and well worth the visit on its own merit. The museum houses several... More 

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Massachusetts
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The ladies at the front desk were very nice. It's in a beautiful spot for afternoon tea. They had some great "coloring pages" for my son to pretend he was Matisse!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

a breath of culture in Myrtle Beach. Get away from the usual Myrtle Beach "glitter" and see ta different side of the beach

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This museum was very quaint but the art on display was absolutely stunning! Upon arrival we received a full description of the galleries and the facilities. They staff also helped us with more information on attractions and sights to see!

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