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Delaware Art Museum

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This Museum is in a safe,beautiful part of Wilmington,Delaware. I think I reviewed it before.I am... read more

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Wilmington, Delaware
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Surprisingly comprehensive

We went to the museum to see the Pre-Raphaelite exhibit, which was lovely. But I must say, I left... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2019
Flemington, New Jersey
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A collection of American art from 1840 to the present.
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2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE 19806-2096
+1 302-571-9590
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Reviewed today via mobile

This Museum is in a safe,beautiful part of Wilmington,Delaware. I think I reviewed it before.I am going this Saturday,March 23rd,for a special Edward Loper,Sr.exhibit.He was the pre-eminent African-American artist from Delaware.Plus their Pre-Raphaelite collection is superb.They also recently acquired more Illustration Art by N.C.Wyeth, Frank...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

We went to the museum to see the Pre-Raphaelite exhibit, which was lovely. But I must say, I left the museum with an enhanced appreciation of N.C. Wyeth and Howard Pyle, professional illustrators for early 20th century magazines and books. I never realized just how...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Very nice. Many pieces. Local with plenty of parking. Makes a good family day out. Close to other attractions.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

I was there with my 7 year old grand-daughter and though I found it to be an interesting place with so many different types of "artworks", she was somewhat "bored". I ended up making up a "game" to make the experience more interesting. I was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda K
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The number of amazing works contained in this gem of a museum is mind-boggling! If you want a good handle on local talent (think Howard Pyle and any of the Wyeth family), this is the place. Not to mention the breathtaking works of art in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dan B
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Beautiful grounds and galleries. Interesting collection and definitely worth the trip. I probably wouldn't have gone on my own (partly because there is so much to see and do in the general area) but due to a friend's wedding I was there. Not disappointed at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank eedonovan
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This smaller museum is a gem containing many high quality works for it's size. Legacies from passionate and local citizens well-connected to major American artists collected from over 100 years make this a superpower for its size. It is also a comfortable place to hang...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jean S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Took my daughter to the Delaware Art Museum when she visited Wilmington a year ago because it was just around the corner from our house near Trolley Square. What a delightful surprise! The museum is nestled in a residential area and turned out to be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jennicollins
Reviewed 8 August 2018

we went to see the chiluly bridge and were fascinated by the other exhibitions they had. it is a beautiful museum in a nice setting

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rich p
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This smaller museum has one of the countries finest Pre-Raphaelites painting collections: breathtaking. Add the countries finest illustrators , a fine contemporary collection, regular shows and a good café. Hard to beat. Discounts for seniors and students. Free on sight parking, A must see attraction.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Barbara M
18 May 2018|
Response from Marsha Z | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know. You will have to call the museum number.mmI am sure they can help you
29 January 2018|
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Response from AlohaAnn6 |
There is no admission price for the sculpture garden. Also, the museum is free all day on Sundays.