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Philadelphia lived for a long time in the Big Apple’s overwhelming shadow, but it has recently 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. Browse the Reading Terminal Market, dine out in South Philly for good Italian, taste an authentic cheesesteak, or go gallery hopping on the first Friday of every month.

Brandywine river museum

Brandywine River Museum

Brandywine River Museum

American art hosted by a riverside nature preserve

American art hosted by a riverside nature preserve Editors' Note

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 lifes, 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, PA 19317 Philadelphia
Daily, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.