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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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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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We thoroughly enjoyed this lovely museum! The interactive exhibits in the Norman Rockwell/Tom Sawyer display were fun for all ages. We liked the diner photos, and local artist... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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quaker city ohio
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed this lovely museum! The interactive exhibits in the Norman Rockwell/Tom Sawyer display were fun for all ages. We liked the diner photos, and local artist as well. The variety of artists ensured there was something for everyone. The sunporch with tea and cookies was a nice spot to relax. We especially liked the gift shop, with a... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This museum may be small but it is one of the true cultural places on the Grand Strand for both locals and visitors. Their constantly changing exhibitions provide something for every one's tastes. Among their current exhibits are Norman Rockwell's prints that illustrated copies of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn that was published in the 1930's and a very interesting... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Visited on a rain day, the exhibition was very good, the staff were friendly and it was a good - free way to spend an hour. Regular changes of exhibitions- so would go back.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a small, community art center with rotating exhibits in addition to their collection. We especially enjoyed Norman Rockwell's Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn illustrations, John Baeder's paintings of roadside diners, and Steve Jameson's Myrtle Beach landscapes. It's an easy stroll through the center to enjoy their collection and exhibits, unlike larger museums that require hours of meandering.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Every time we visit Myrtle Beach, we make it a point to visit this museum. We are continually surprised by the excellent quality of the exhibitions that they provide for our enjoyment. We were not disappointed on this trip. Several exhibitions piqued our interest. First, Norman Rockwell’s Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn exhibition was particularly interesting as it was interactive... More 

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Shallotte, North Carolina
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My daughter and I went here about a year ago when they were hosting an exhibit of Ansel Adams' photography. The exhibit was excellent and well laid out so that it was easy to browse your way through the several rooms. I think they primarily offer traveling exhibits, but there are some permanent works, just not a lot of them.... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

As museums go, this is a little on the small side, but it's big at heart. Just the story about the building and how it got to it's current location makes it worth a visit. Great place to spend a little down time with the family and check out some art. The exhibits change often, and the best part it's... More 

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Saratoga Springs, Utah
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This small art museum is by far one of the best for those that can appreciate excellent artists and art work. For those who have no interest in broadening their cultural horizons, skip it and go back to your video games. Free admission and a very informative staff. Don't miss it.

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

It's not a big-city museum, but it had some really interesting exhibits, and it looks like they have programs that involve the local community and kids. Really nice gift shop with work from some cool local artisans.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We live in MB. We have been to the Museum several time and make most of their shows. There is almost always something for the children. This year a group of Tibetan Monks built a sand painting on the floor of the museum over the course of several days. as a finale, they monks and entourage moved the painting to... More 

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Additional Information about Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

Address: 3100 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Phone Number: (843) 238-2510
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 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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