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Philadelphia lived for long in Big Apple’s overwhelming shadow, but recently, it begun showing its true heart, gaining popularity as a travel destination. It’s here where the roots of the American Independence began, and you’ll see traces of this glorious past in Philadelphia’s oldest historic quarter, the Old City. Add to your Philadelphia travel guide the Center City (West and East) as well, with their Chinatown, Washington Square West, the gay-friendly Gayborhood, art museum district, Rittenhouse Square, and the shopping and dining opportunities on Chestnut and Walnut Streets.

Brandywine river museum

Brandywine River Museum

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Brandywine River Museum

American art hosted by a riverside nature preserve

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The art galleries at the Brandywine River Museum offer a unique experience: enjoying famous paintings in an exquisite riverside setting of a nature preserve. The rolling hills, snowy drifts, and the ever present river that inspired the many of the displayed paintings are merely feet away.

The museum’s complete collection features over 2,500 landscapes, still lives, genre paintings, and illustrations from hundreds of 19th- and 20th-century American artists.

The Brandywine River Museum is well known for their extensive collection of paintings by Andrew Wyeth, one of America’s most famous painters. The art galleries also display the illustrations of his father, N.C.Wyeth, and the realistic paintings of his son, Jamie.

Brandywine River Museum
100 Creek Rd U.S. Route 1 and PA 100 Chadds Ford, Philadelphia
Daily, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.