Museums List

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Brandywine River Museum

The Brandywine River Museum collects and preserves American art with primary emphasis on the art of the Brandywine region, American illustration and still life painting. Since 1971, when it was founded, the museum’s collections have grown to more than 3,000 works of art by hundreds of artists and thousands of other objects in the N.C. Wyeth House & Studio. Click here to learn more.

Hours:

Wednesday through Monday: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Closed Tuesday

Health and Safety Policies:

All visitors are required to wear masks and maintain a 6-foot distance from other groups. Click here to read more about COVID-19 procedures at Brandywine River Museum.

Notes About Lunch:

Due to COVID-19 procedures, lunch plans must be discussed in advance. Please email aboyle@art-reach.org for more information.

Address:

U.S. Route 1, P.O. Box 141, Chadds Ford, PA 19317. Click here for directions.

Available Experiences:

Self-Guided Tour

Admission Information:

$6.00 per person for self-guided tour


Chanticleer

Chanticleer was the estate of Christine and Adolph Rosengarten Sr. Mr. Rosengarten was head of the pharmaceutical company Rosengarten and Sons. Their son Adolph Jr., left the property to be enjoyed as a public garden that was opened to visitors in 1993.

Chanticleer is a pleasure garden, offering an escape from the rush of everyday life and a place where one can feel like a personal guest of the Rosengarten family. Click here to learn more.

Hours:

Wednesday through Sunday: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
The garden is closed to the public November through March.

Health and Safety Policies:

All visitors are required to wear masks and maintain a 6-foot distance from other groups. Free parking reservations through Art-Reach are also required in order to track capacity. Click here to learn more about COVID-19 procedures at Chanticleer.

Notes About Lunch:

Please note there are no structured lunch facilities at this venue. Groups are able to bring bag lunches and eat in available picnic areas.

Address:

786 Church Road, Wayne, PA 19087. Click here for directions.

Available Experiences:

Self-Guided Tours

Admission Information:

$1.00 per person for self-guided tours

Free parking reservations are required for all groups visiting Chanticleer. Once your trip is approved, Art-Reach will email your parking voucher along with your group’s confirmation sheet.


Eastern State Penitentiary

Opened in 1829 as part of a controversial movement to change the behavior of inmates through “confinement in solitude with labor,” Eastern State Penitentiary quickly became one of the most expensive and most copied buildings in the young United States. Some of America’s most notorious criminals were held in the Penitentiary including bank robber Willie Sutton and Al Capone. Click here to learn more.

Hours:

In-person visits:
Friday through Sunday: 10:00am to 5:00pm

Virtual tours:
Monday through Thursday: 10:00am to 4:00pm

Health and Safety Policies:

All visitors are required to wear masks and maintain a 6-foot distance from other groups. Visitors will also be asked to sanitize their hands with the provided hand sanitizer before entrance to the site. In order to maintain a safe capacity, groups are limited to 6 people including the trip leader. Click here to learn more about COVID-19 procedures at Eastern State.

Notes About Lunch:

At this time visitors are not permitted to eat lunch on site.

Address:

2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130. Click here for directions.

Available Experiences:

Self-Guided Tour (in-person, maximum of 6 people)
Guided Virtual Tour (minimum of 10 people required) Click here to learn more about virtual tours.

“The Voices of Eastern State” Audio Tour is included with admission. When you visit Eastern State Penitentiary, you’ll get an mp3 player and disposable earbuds that will guide you through the penitentiary complex and explain the prison’s history. Visitors may also bring their own earbuds.

NOTE: This discount is NOT available for Night Tours or Terror Behind the Walls.

Admission Information:

$4.00 per person for self-guided tour
$4.00 per person for guided virtual tour


Longwood Gardens

In 1906, Pierre S. du Pont purchased the Peirce Arboretum to save its trees from being cut for lumber. Over the next nearly half century, Mr. du Pont developed Longwood Gardens into what it is today, a magnificent horticultural showplace.

We invite you to visit Longwood Gardens, which now encompasses 1,050 acres of gardens, woodlands, and meadows. Enjoy over 11,000 types of plants, more fountains than any other garden in the US! Click here to learn more.

Hours:

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 10:00am to 6:00pm

Friday and Saturday: 10:00am to 10:00pm

Tuesday: Closed

Hours change seasonally. Please click here for the most up to date information.

At this time, Art-Reach can fulfill trip requests to Longwood Gardens through Saturday, November 14th. We will have more information about visiting during the holiday season soon.

Health and Safety Policies:

Masks are required for visitors ages 2 and older, and visitors are required to maintain a 6-foot distance from other groups. Once you leave the Gardens, re-entry is not permitted. Click here to learn more about COVID-19 procedures at Longwood Gardens.

Notes About Lunch:

Outside food is not permitted into the Gardens, but there are picnic areas outside of the main grounds that are available to guests before or after your visit. There are dining areas inside the Gardens with food available to purchase.

Address:

1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Click here for directions.

Available Experiences:

Self-Guided Tours

Admission Information:

$3.00 per person for self-guided tours

Longwood Gardens requires payment at the door, on the day of your visit. All methods of payment are accepted. Because of this, your organization will not be invoiced by Art-Reach for Longwood Gardens tickets.


Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

The Morris Arboretum is an interdisciplinary center that integrates art, science and the humanities. Thousands of rare and lovely woody plants, including some of Philadelphia’s oldest, rarest, and largest trees, are set in a romantic, 92-acre, Victorian landscape garden of winding paths, streams, flowers and special garden areas. Click here to learn more.

Hours:

Sunday through Friday: 10:00am to 5:00pm

Saturday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Last tickets at 3:00pm, gate closes at 3:15pm.

Health and Safety Policies:

All visitors are required to wear masks and maintain a 6-foot distance from other groups. Click here to learn more about COVID-19 procedures at Morris Arboretum.

Seasonal Hours:

April through October: Saturday and Sunday the garden closes at 5:00pm

May through September: Saturday and Sunday the garden opens at 8:00am

June through August: Wednesday the garden closes at 8:00pm

November through March: Daily, 10:00am to 4:00pm

Notes About Lunch:

This venue allows groups to bring bag lunches and eat in available picnic areas.

Address:

100 Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118. Click here for directions.

Available Experiences:

Self-Guided and Guided Tours

Parties of 10 or more can arrange for special group tours of the Arboretum with 3 weeks’ notice.

Admission Information:

$4.50 per person for self-guided and guided tours

Please note that Morris Arboretum uses an e-ticket system for entry. In addition to your typical Art-Reach confirmation sheet, trip leaders will receive e-tickets that must be presented and scanned at the gate.


Museum of the American Revolution

Philadelphia’s newest museum, the Museum of the American Revolution, explores the dramatic, surprising story of the American Revolution through its unmatched collection of Revolutionary-era weapons, personal items, documents, and works of art. Immersive galleries, powerful theater experiences, and interactive digital elements bring to life the diverse array of people that created a new nation against incredible odds. Visitors gain a deeper appreciation for how this nation came to be and feel inspired to consider their role in the ongoing promise of the American Revolution. Click here to learn more.

Hours:
Thursday through Sunday: 10:00am to 5:00pm

Health and Safety Policies:
Masks are required for visitors over the age of 5, and visitors must maintain a 6-foot distance from other groups. Click here to learn more about COVID-19 procedures at the Museum of the American Revolution.

Notes About Lunch:
Please note there are no brown bag lunch facilities at this venue. The museum has a cafe onsite with food available to purchase.

Address:
101 South Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Click here for directions.

Available Experiences:
Self-Guided Tour
Virtual Guided Tour (maximum of 100 participants)

Admission Information:
$12.00 per person for self-guided tours
$150 flat rate plus $1 per person for virtual tours


Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens preserves the artworks of renowned Philadelphia artist Isaiah Zagar and educates the public about mosaic and folk art. The Magic Gardens is a multi-sensory experience that includes a fully mosaicked indoor gallery and a massive outdoor mosaic sculpture that surrounds its visitors with a glittering display of ceramic shards, mirrors, colorful cement and found objects like bicycle spokes and bottles. Click here to learn more.

Hours:

Wednesday through Monday: 11:00am to 6:00pm
Closed on Tuesday

Health and Safety Policies:

All visitors are required to wear masks and maintain a 6-foot distance from other groups. Click here to read more about COVID-19 procedures at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens.

Notes About Lunch:

Please note there are no lunch facilities at this venue.

Address:

1020 South St. Philadelphia, PA 19147. Click here for directions.

Available Experiences:

Self-Guided Tour
Guided Tour (max of 12 people, must include 1 staff member for every 5 clients)

Admission Information:

Adult Prices

$3.00 per person for self-guided tour
$5.00 per person for guided tour

Youth Price (Ages 6 to 12. Children under the age of 6 are free)

$2.00 per person for self-guided tour
$4.00 per person for guided tour

Accessibility Information:

While much of the Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens site at 1020 South Street is accessible to people who use wheelchairs, the site is not fully wheelchair accessible. There are 2 steps up to the front entrance on South Street but no steps from the main outdoor garden into the side of door of the gallery. The side entrance into the gallery is approximately 29 inches wide. Some parts of the garden can only be accessed by stairs. The gated entrance to the outdoor garden is wheelchair accessible.