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Baldwin's Book Barn

865 Lenape Rd, Rte. 100 and Rte. 52, West Chester, PA 19382-2142
+1 610-696-0816
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Book Lover's Paradise!

I was very pleasantly excited when I visited this five story, wall-to-wall, used bookstore! Lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brittany S
,
Myerstown, Pennsylvania
via mobile
We love this place!!!

In the interests of honesty, I will admit: my wife and I are retired public librarians so we may be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Burkbob
,
Lutherville, Maryland
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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865 Lenape Rd, Rte. 100 and Rte. 52, West Chester, PA 19382-2142
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+1 610-696-0816
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was very pleasantly excited when I visited this five story, wall-to-wall, used bookstore! Lots of treasures and gems! Many old and antique books as well as new. Will definitely go again. I would caution anyone with strong allergies however as there was at least...More

Thank Brittany S
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the interests of honesty, I will admit: my wife and I are retired public librarians so we may be a little prejudiced when it comes to used book stores. We came across Baldwin's Book Barn many years ago when we were staying at a...More

Thank Burkbob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Baldwin's Book Barn. The Barn itself is just beautiful. The selection is tremendous.

Thank EllenPE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Neither can I! Scenic location near West Chester University.You can spend hours in this place and if you can come away from this place without an armload of books, you are a better person than I. Many floors of books. Friendly staff—both human and animal.

Thank MaryLouandJohn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic example of 18th century architecture and books on every topic you can imagine. The owner, Tom Baldwin, is always on hand to answer questions and to encourage you to pet the adorable resident cats! Every time I buy a travel guide he...More

Thank Kris1230
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Love this place. You can get lost in the old barn. There are 3 or 4 floors and each one will have your interest.. Plenty of old books, new books and if you can't find it, they will or they'll order it for you. Besides...More

Thank BobMcGowan
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We just happened upon this charming bookstore as we were driving to the town of West Chester. What a terrific find! The old barn dates back to 1822, I think, and it houses enough used books to rival Powell’s in Portland, OR! My husband and...More

Thank dl3033_8
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I love places like this and I came prepared with the author's that I read. I found very few books that were on mylist and the ones that were there were prices high. My husband who loves trains and religious books found the same thing....More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Thomas Baldwin's Book Barn might certainly be the one I choose this summer. Today I found a biography of Nat King Cole in its "stacks." Then, once, a volume of Thomas Jefferson's correspondence with Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, in French, in a niche...More

Thank nomastomasalready
Reviewed 1 June 2017

For anyone who loves books, THIS is the place to go! The people are friendly and helpful and there seems to be miles of books to peruse!!! Not only are the books great, the old barn is a wonderful backdrop for the experience. You can...More

Thank Stacy R
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christine w
19 May 2017|
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Response from Lonnie L | Reviewed this property |
yes there are books of all kinds
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