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Brandywine River Museum of Art

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Discover an outstanding collection of American art, including works by N.C., Andrew and Jamie Wyeth, housed in a historic grist mill with glass-walled lobbies overlooking the scenic Brandywine. During the holiday season, experience the extensive...more
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1 Hoffman Mill Rd, Chadds Ford, PA 19317-9773
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We happened upon this museum on a rainy day and it was well worth the trip. A bit pricey when compared to Longwood Gardens which is comparable in price but well-maintained and had quite a selection of artwork from various artist.

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The last time we visited there was a great installation exhibit that I could have watched for hours. The art was interesting and the setting was perfect for sitting and watching the river. Whimsical sculpture placed along the outdoor path.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful little collection! Mostly the Wyatt family- some iconic pieces with lots of amazing lesser known works. Dude note- this visit was in August and the museum was freezing.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setting is magical- fabulous treasurebox filled w generations of Wyeths ...uplifting...totally enjoyed and all in under 35 min!

Thank JustJulieNYC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the tours! There is a lovely cafe in the museum should you feel hungry after the tours as well as a gift shop.

Thank carrie629
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We visited the gallery on a hot August morning and the whole place just radiated beauty. The main purpose of the visit was to view the works of Andrew Wyeth, however they put the painter in context by having works from his father, his teachers...More

Thank AndyD63
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

The Wyeth art here is amazing but don’t cut it close they don’t actually close at 5, lights out in the gallery at 4:50.

Thank ShanStorm
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Despite protests from the Peanut Gallerz, I detoured specifically to take my kids here enroute to upstate NY. It proved to be a great stop. The museum is small but very nicely done, and the paintings by NC Wyeth were interesting to the younger set-and...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018

This museum primarily shows the work of artists in the Wyeth family and has a modern design with a beautiful view of the Brandywine River. Due to rain, we weren't able to take the tours of the studios and other buildings on the property. There...More

Thank HG30
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We included visit with docent to NC Wyeth Studio. Very helpful. This collection supplements views of Wyeth paintings in many other museums.

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Miraleh21
August 24, 2016|
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Response from theronben | Reviewed this property |
Have not been to Barnes museum in Philadelphia, but Wyeth works are likely different except maybe when Brandywine museum loans out works from its permanent collection.
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Christinawolfe
February 5, 2016|
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Response from Neil G | Reviewed this property |
If you call on a weekday someone may be able to help you
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