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Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

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Best place for Art in Myrtle Beach

The only true Art Museum in town. Shows change regularly and are always fun. Some of the local art... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
A lovely, intimate art museum

This small, local museum displays art of the American southeast. The museum shows photography... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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3100 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4858
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only true Art Museum in town. Shows change regularly and are always fun. Some of the local art groups do their shows there too and so getting juried in is a big deal.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small, local museum displays art of the American southeast. The museum shows photography, paintings, maps, pottery, quilts, and other objects, from their own collection as well as from traveling exhibitions. There is a large gallery downstairs, large enough to sometimes show two exhibitions, and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cindy-Charles K
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Locally live in Myrtle Beach... But never knew this place existed! very surprised! My Friend Sherry worked the front desk to my surprise again. Sooo full of knowledge and i had a visitor from NY with me. She fell in love with the museum. Gift...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 61reidygirl
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Such a lovely place for exhibition! Kids friendly. Easy parking. A clean museum. Great view at the food and drink area! Must go!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank syrupl
Reviewed 14 October 2018

A very nice place to spend some time looking at the artwork of various local artists. Some very beautiful pieces are there. Also have a nice spot for children to have fun, so there's something there for everyone.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sue L
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Small museum with a few exhibits on display. Has a small gift shop. Tea and cookies are available on the covered veranda porch overlooking the ocean. Pottery and art classes offered. Admission is free. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is a lovely museum just south of the Myrtle Beach boardwalk. The exhibits are well done. It is small so it is a pleasant hour or two without being exhausting

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Frank H
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Small museum located at end of ocean highway. Has a main exhibit on first level, second exhibit on second floor. Small gift shop geared towards exhibits. Takes about an hour to view exhibits. No charge but looks for a $5 donation. Worth spending an hour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tom M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

There is no entrance fee....just donate as you see fit! This is a large retrofitted house that has been creatively transformed into a series of small galleries. The displays and lighting were impressive. The gift shop had specialty items we had not seen elsewhere. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Camilla R
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This is one place we always visit when we come to Myrtle Beach. It is a delightful museum that is just the right size. The really know how to mount an exhibition. Today we were treated to two – The Water’s Fine – black and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from luv2travel1943 | Reviewed this property |
No pavilion, but the lovely enclosed tea porch and the adjoining exhibit room would make a nice venue. Although there would be no room for seating to speak of. They also have a large lawn that might be used for a... More