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Delaware Art Museum

2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE 19806-2096
+1 302-571-9590
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Very nice museum, including a great sculpture garden. But... the Chihulis are not displayed in a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ann J
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Good visit

I'm far from an art expert so I was hesitant about visiting but they did a great job in each room... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Corey J
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A collection of American art from 1840 to the present.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE 19806-2096
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice museum, including a great sculpture garden. But... the Chihulis are not displayed in a way so you can view their full beauty. Otherwise, well worth a visit.

Thank Ann J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'm far from an art expert so I was hesitant about visiting but they did a great job in each room explaining what the works were so I did not feel lost. Very nice art work, in particularly liked the black and white paintings and...More

Thank Corey J
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The Delaware Art Museum has a long history with my family. We started going when I was very young, and I've gone every so often into adulthood; I'm in my 40s now and still try to go when I can. The Pre-Raphelite collection, of which...More

Thank Dee C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Not far from I95 or Route 202, the Delaware Art Museum lies in one of Wilmington's more charming residential quarters. Parking is a snap. Municipal busses also service the area. Walking in the neighborhood is a tourists' delight The size and scope of the Museum...More

Thank nomastomasalready
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Art from Delaware valley artists and may other American painters as well. Always has a visiting/rotating exhibit as well. Outside sculpture garden is also very nice for a stroll. If you are interested in Art -- this is a nice place to stop for a...More

Thank Cowhead4
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We visited as one of the featured stops on the Brandywine Valley Pass (a great buy at $45 per adult). We most likely would not have gone otherwise. We believe this is one of the nicest smaller museums we have visited all over the country....More

Thank 4031travelbug
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This is a relatively unknown jewel in the Wilmington area. Great Howard Pyle collection! Forgive the museum administration for their past errors and see some great art in a very pleasant building!

Thank seredukec
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit this museum based upon its reviews and we were very surprised but in a good way. In fact there were Illustration drawings and paintings quite everywhere and it was fun enjoying typical American images and icons of a time. I disliked...More

Thank Nathalie P
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Recently took my granddaughter to the Art Museum story time program held on a Friday early afternoon. It was a very lovely time for her and myself. After a story was read, we proceeded to visit a new exhibit at the museum, Mad Men. Then...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The museum has a large collection of Pre-Raphealite artists that are quite interesting and exellent examples of the school of art. But my favorite exhibition were the illustrations of Howard Pyle and others of that golden age of book illustration.

Thank Paul L
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