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Woodmere Art Museum

Neighborhood: Chestnut Hill
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Address: 9201 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118
Phone Number: 215-247-0476
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 8:45 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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My wife and I visited this lovely museum today just outside Chestnut Hill and were impressed with the exhibits and fine service. It is small enough to be personal and large enough... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

My wife and I visited this lovely museum today just outside Chestnut Hill and were impressed with the exhibits and fine service. It is small enough to be personal and large enough to be worthy of a visit! There is plenty of on site parking, free admission on Sunday's, Jazz on Fridays and a well stocked gift shop. Visit them... More 

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Golden, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The Woodmere is a smallish art museum in an late 19th C home. I thought it was good size to offer some variety but avoid museum fatigue. A lot of the space is given to changing exhibitions. In the gallery space devoted to the permanent collection are some lovely statues and an excellent bust of Abraham Lincoln, as well as... More 

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This little museum is a real jewel--both the permanent collection and special exhibits. Never a lot of people there, always room and time to take in the art. Also features local school children's art, which is really great. The house itself is interesting and historical and worth seeing. Also have special events that are lovely. The Schoefield exhibit was huge--surprised... More 

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PORT ALLEGANY
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67 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Sundays are free at Woodmere, located about 20 minutes from center city on the fringes of Fairmount Park. Currently on display are many works by women and some fine Hudson River School pieces. The museum began in a home with wonderful architectural features and stained glass, and a clean contemporary rotunda was added. This is not one of those huge... More 

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Norrisown Pa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Took my 4 yr. old. gran. Told only could see 1 room - the childrens projects that were done. Everything else inside was off limits to us. Disappointing.

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Southern NJ
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228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We read about the Woodmere Art Museum in a Philadelphia Inquirer article that featured the Philip Jamison watercolors, so we decided to visit the Woodmere. Unfortunately, as interesting as they were, the watercolors comprised only one small room of the museum. We weren't that keen on the new acquisitions. The architecture of the building itself is interesting, including the chandelier... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Friday evenings from 6 to 8 sept to dec. offer the most wonderful musical venues. for $20.00 ($10.00 for members) jazz and blues type of musicians perform in the gallery with amazing acoustics.. included are two glasses of wine and 2 cups of nibbles. a great way to spend a Friday evening.... at break time the gallery is open for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Went to Woodmeer for Friday nite jazz series. I was apprehensive at first but was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the music, the uniqueness of the art & the fine hospitality. Check it out on Friday evenings @ 6🎶

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cherry hill,nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2011

The museum is worth a trip. The art is good and the building is grand. The museum store is excellent.

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