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Delaware Art Museum

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An amazing museum, so close home.

The number of amazing works contained in this gem of a museum is mind-boggling! If you want a good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dan B
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Swedesboro, New Jersey
A (Somewhat) Hidden Gem of a Museum

Beautiful grounds and galleries. Interesting collection and definitely worth the trip. I probably... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
eedonovan
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Boston, Massachusetts
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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

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

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

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.

Thank reelwise
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Absolutely Beautiful. I took my grand-daughters to introduce them to sculptures and the labyrinth. The labyrinth was surrounded by honeysuckle, A perfect day.

Thank Stonewoman9
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This has the best exhibition of both in the country Pyle being a native son of Wilmington and other illustrators as well. Didn't realize that I knew Pyle's work until I cam across the pirate piece "Marooned" which I realized had been used in a...More

Thank mbw244
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This art museum does a great job of both blending in (it's situated in an amazingly beautiful residential neighborhood) and standing out (largest collection of pre-raphaelite art outside of europe, as well as revolving, thoughtful exhibits). There's also a lovely outside sculpture garden. Lot's of...More

Thank suesaut
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Not much to say because I feel like all art museums are the same. They had good diverse exhibits (I am very interested in seeing some of their future exhibits. The museum has two floors, which could last a person hours, depending on how in-depth...More

Thank Ricardo G
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I don’t know. You will have to call the museum number.mmI am sure they can help you
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Brad B
29 January 2018|
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There is no admission price for the sculpture garden. Also, the museum is free all day on Sundays.
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