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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 - 8:45 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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Drove Past This For Years!

Woodmere Art Museum is a wonderful museum that tells the story of Philly's artists and their art. Currently Biblical Art is displayed in honor of the Pope's visit to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 12, 2015
Sandra G

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Woodmere Art Museum is a wonderful museum that tells the story of Philly's artists and their art. Currently Biblical Art is displayed in honor of the Pope's visit to Philadelphia. Also on exhibit are works by Raymond Theel, who painted impressionistic landscapes of Jarretown, PA, his hometown. They really support children and have a room where their art is displayed... More 

1 Thank Sandra G
philadelphia, pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Lovely museum that exhibits local artists from Philadelphia on a rotating basis. On Friday nights, catch a jazz concert surrounded by art. Classical Sundays offers classical music concerts. Great giftshop, not to be missed! Lots of free parking and free Sunday admission.

Thank happytraveler018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The Woodmere is a great little museum in Chestnut Hill, PA, just north of the center city. The rotating exhibits are interesting and eclectic. We have visited a couple times as a family and have truly enjoyed each visit. The smaller size of the museum make it easy to do in a couple hours so you don't feel overwhelmed or... More 

Thank Elizabeth H
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

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 

Thank 1francophile
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 

Thank Dana O
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35 attraction reviews
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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 

1 Thank PhillyWanderers
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361 reviews
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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 

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.

Thank L. S
Southern NJ
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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 

Thank GreenUnicorn
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
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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