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Woodmere Art Museum

Neighborhood: Chestnut Hill
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Address: 9201 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2618
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+1 215-247-0476
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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Unique Find, Creative Museum

We visited Woodmere to see the special exhibition of John Mosley photography which was fascinating. Through his great photos we learned a lot about Philadelphia and the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Woodmere to see the special exhibition of John Mosley photography which was fascinating. Through his great photos we learned a lot about Philadelphia and the Philadelphia African American community the 1940's to 1960's. We also viewed another fascinating exhibit showing "The Night Before Christmas " through various paintings a.nd other art forms. While these are temporary exhibits, it... More 

Thank crkoer
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This museum hardly looks like a museum. The museum is small but has a lot to offer. It's a nice place to go if you have an hour to spare. The museum has a multitude of exhibits. My favorite is a gallery walk at the top of a room. I highly recommend visiting the Woodmere Art Museum.

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North Wildwood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

It was so wonderful to see so many local artists of all ages. All the artists were either from Philadelphia or trained in the area. The building itself was wonderful and we also went on a Sunday which had free admission. This museum combined with taking a walk on Germantown Ave in Chestnut hill made a very pleasant day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

I am a life long resident of Philadelphia and thought I had seen most of this city's best attractions. However, I had never visited the Woodmere Art Museum until just last week. I had passed it many times but never stopped to see it. From the road it looks like an old mansion set back on a grassy lawn. This... More 

Thank Carol
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

We have lived in the area for years and finally visited. Allow an hour or two for your visit. The museum if free on Sundays so leave a donation at the door. Exhibits range from American landscapes to student art.

Thank Bily_Bob
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

The Woodmere Art Museum in Philadelphia presents the works of artists of the Philadelphia region. While the museum is not huge, the punch it packs definitely is! The building itself is lovely, the installations always allow for leisurely contemplation of each piece of art. The exhibits are all timely and well explained. There is a wonderful permanent collection but there... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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philadelphia, pa
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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