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Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

Address: 3100 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Phone Number: (843) 238-2510
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Ranked #4 of 33 Attractions in Myrtle Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Lexington, Kentucky
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

great shows -its a bit small but that is overcome by the energy of the docents. Spend some time there - you wont regret it.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Great venue to view lovely artwork of different genres....worth looking for this museum and it is free.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

we made a specific trip after hearing about it on the radio. the artwork was from his daughters collection. It felt very personal. the curator was very knowledgable and gave us a personal walk through. great night

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Small art museum, but has a lot to offer. A great alternative to the beach, especially in the off season.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A free museum that I would pay to visit any day of the week! Wonderful little art museum in a lovely historic cottage. We were priveledged to view the collection of carvings and mixed media artist Binh Pho and his Shadow of the Turning exhibit. It was extraordinary! The Dixie Dugan exhibit was equally amazing in its scope--fascinating to see... More 

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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1,621 reviews 1,621 reviews
897 attraction reviews
1,532 helpful votes 1,532 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This lovely free museum is housed in a 1920s house that was moved to this location. It has been modernized with an elevator, art studios, inviting tea porch and a number of galleries presently showing work of 3 artists. One local artist, Dixie Dugan is local and has works showing old Myrtle Beach and gullah women. A nice place to... More 

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Myrtle Beach
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is a great little local Art Museum with lots of treats. The first time I went was to hear a speaker who was very friendly with Marc Chagall. Very interesting. I even made new friends there. The most recent visit was for a docent tour of their Ansel Adams Exhibit. I lived in Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico... More 

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Lilburn, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Loved the 2 exhibits they had. Especially charmed by a local artist. And it was FREE! A fabulous way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

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Garner, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Exhibit by Asian artist who specializes in wood carvings mixed with glass. Some of the most breath-taking, fragile and beautiful work I've ever seen seen. On display for a limited time. The museum is small and tucked away on sort of a side street. Very difficult to move around when crowded.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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103 reviews 103 reviews
17 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have been here for a couple of exhibits, and although small in size, it is worth the trip. My most recent visit was for an Ansel Adams exhibit. It was extremely well-presented. I was there for almost three hours.

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