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Brandywine River Museum of Art

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Address: 1 Hoffman Mill Rd, Chadds Ford, PA 19317-9773
Phone Number: +1 610-388-2700
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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Discover an outstanding collection of American art, including works by...

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 O-gauge model train display, one of the largest in the country, with five trains running simultaneously on nearly 2,000 feet of track. Enjoy guided tours of the Andrew Wyeth Studio, the N.C. Wyeth House and Studio and Kuerner Farm (April to mid-November). Museum shop and cafe.

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Great Building, Great Museum and Natural Critter Display

We went to the Brandywine River Museum to see their annual Natural Critter display. Another year where they have done a great job of creating great ornaments from all natural... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Hockessin, Delaware
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Hockessin, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to the Brandywine River Museum to see their annual Natural Critter display. Another year where they have done a great job of creating great ornaments from all natural materials. The museum and the café make this a complete holiday visit.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit every time we get to the area. Toured the art exhibits and two preserved artists studios - NC and Andrew Wyeth. Compelling exhibits, sublime scenery, great staff, cafe, and shop. Coming from the west we prefer Rte 896 to Rte 1 - much nicer scenery than 95. Decent on site cafe makes it easy to tour & take... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this compact museum while they were hosting an exhibition of Rural Modern art, featuring landscapes and rural scenes from American artists, including the renowned Andrew Wyeth. Due to the connection of the Wyeth family to the area, their works feature prominently in the rest of the museum: I came out of there with a greater appreciation for American... More 

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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is an old grist mill that is along the banks of the Brandywine River. The museum primarily displays art by local artists, members of the Wyeth family, and many others. Their winter exhibition is worth seeing with all of the trains, and Christmas critters that are for sale. These are made all year by the museum volunteers to... More 

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Fenwick Island, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this museum in November so it was fairly quiet. Good for me since it allowed me to see the artwork close up, studying the brush strokes & techniques. The museum highlights NC, Andrew, Jamey & Caroline Wyeth along with other artists. It's fairly small so you can see just about everything in about half a day. I was... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably one of my favorite museums. Really wish we'd had time to take the artist studio tours as well. Definitely recommend!

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Middletown, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a rather small art museum featuring many of the works from the Wyeth artists; N. C., Andrew, and Jaime. It is beautifully set up, it isn't so large as to overwhelm visitors and there are tours available to see Andrew Wyeth's studio, N. C. Wyeth's home and studio and Kuerner Farm - a nearby farm where Andrew did... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This Museum is set in a lovely area just off the main road in Chads Ford. It is a tribute to all the Wyeth Family of artists and is so very pleasant. The staff are all so happy to welcome patrons. There are tours to the NC and Andrew Wyeth homes and studios that are well worth the time and... More 

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Boothwyn, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Brandywine River Museum is a nice place to relax. The art work is nice to look at. There is a creek outside that is good for enjoying the quiet.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

An absolutely beautiful setting for a stunning collection of artwork by three generations of the Wyeth family- NC, Andrew, and Jamie. Start on the top floor and work your way down, each floor featuring a different artist and many artifacts related to the Wyeths and local history. The gift shop features an array of items from an inexpensive magnet or... More 

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