We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 3100 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Phone Number: (843) 238-2510
Website
Today
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 114 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 87
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Most recent review
Charming!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
aagore
,
Greenville, South Carolina
Add Photo Write a Review

114 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Greenville, South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
Top Contributor
703 reviews 703 reviews
140 attraction reviews
355 helpful votes 355 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Middlebury, Connecticut
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Camden, Maine
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
20 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
Senior Reviewer
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Coming from New York, I knew that this was not going to be another "MET" but considering what was shown, little cost to enter, it was a nice place to visit for a short to medium visit. The staff is very friendly & helpful.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Macon, Georgia
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We were staying across the street at the South Beach Resort and decided to stop in. I was expecting to see local artists work, but was blown away by an expansive and impressive traveling exhibit (the work of Binh Pho). The exhibits were beautiful and thought provoking. You can easily spend a couple of hours here. Upstairs exhibits were being... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reno, Nevada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Very beautiful and challenging artist choices. Gorgeous beachside dining room/gallery. Staff is helpful and welcoming. You can explore a few hours, get away from the crowds and into a calm elegant space with other art lovers. Lurve this place!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum also viewed

Myrtle Beach, Coastal South Carolina
Myrtle Beach, Coastal South Carolina
 
Myrtle Beach, Coastal South Carolina
Myrtle Beach, Coastal South Carolina
 

Been to Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?