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Brandywine Battlefield

1491 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA 19317-7369
+1 610-459-3342
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Important Revolutionary War Battle

The Battle of Brandywine was a very important battle in the Revolutionary War. The colonies were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michael R
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Hilo, Hawaii
For the largest Revolt. War battle, this attraction undershoots the mark

For the largest Revolt. War battle, this attraction undershoots the mark severely. The little... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
steveplotkin
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Bethany Beach, DE
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This site marks the spot where the Revolutionary War's Battle of Brandywine was fought.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good43%
  • Average28%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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1491 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA 19317-7369
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+1 610-459-3342
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Reviewed yesterday

The Battle of Brandywine was a very important battle in the Revolutionary War. The colonies were outmaneuvered and lost the battle but were able to show they could fight decisively against the larger and more disciplined British. The battlefield visitor's center has an informative film...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 5 days ago

For the largest Revolt. War battle, this attraction undershoots the mark severely. The little museum and shop, the nice short movie, the stone bldgs, are nice, but that's all there is. This 11-hour battle had some 30,000 soldiers, G Washington, and we lost! There is...More

Thank steveplotkin
Reviewed 1 week ago

The visitors center has a museum and a 20 minute video that you can watch for $5/person. This is very informative. You can tour Washington's headquarter and the Gilpin house for an additional fee (guided tour at set times). If you want someone to get...More

Thank Kaye S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been passing by this battle site for years and finely caught it when it was open. This is a very small sight jut the visitor center and two historical homes. Vistor center has a mid sized museum of Revolation War matreals some what old...More

Thank thesnowman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The "battlefield" is not where the signs take you when visiting here, it's actually a kind of overgrown and patchwork 10 acre site that was washington's headquarters and some other buildings. The roads on the site are not clearly marked, are kind of wonky, and...More

2  Thank cookmefud
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Was blown away to learn about this epic battle in the larger context of the Revolutionary War. This was not one they taught you in school. Quite interesting in terms of its location, scale and place in the history books.

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Local educational stop for children of all ages. So much history surrounds this area of Pennsylvania. Worth the stop.

1  Thank Beth I
Reviewed 20 May 2017

For as important a place as Brandywine is, the Battlefield as an attraction felt like a colossal waste of potential. Washington's Headquarters was interesting and all, but the one at Valley Forge was better. The grounds also need better upkeep, as the grass is overgrown....More

Thank MrSaturn64
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We watched the movie and paid for a tour of Washington's headquarters, which was only so-so. You can do a self-guided tour and get as much out of it. I was disappointed that the other buildings were no longer available to tour, but we still...More

1  Thank JerseyShoreGma
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Battlefield is small and not much to see or explore, nothing like Gettysburg. It was a very cold day when I visited, so I didn't get to walk around and the visitor center looked closed but I heard it gives you a lot of information...More

Thank Harry K
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