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Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

3100 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
+1 843-238-2510
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Excellent Museum!

Very interesting exhibit. Free unless you want to donate and worth more than just about anything... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jane R
Clemmons, North Carolina
All the good things, plus - worth the time to visit even if it wasn't free (!)

Thanks to Trip Advisor for the tip on this bit of quiet culture in the bright mayhem that is Myrtle... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3100 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
+1 843-238-2510
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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting exhibit. Free unless you want to donate and worth more than just about anything else we did. We donated.

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Thanks to Trip Advisor for the tip on this bit of quiet culture in the bright mayhem that is Myrtle Beach. Had a bit of time before my flight home (airport only a few easy miles away which was a big plus on a rainy...More

1  Thank malinpgh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is hit or. I sometime have no interest in the exhibits. Now, the Feat Your Eyes is wonderful. Take time to read the quotes next to the art work which explains Southern cuisine and culture. Look on the website for the docent tours which...More

1  Thank Cornelia Z
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We have been to the museum before and it was even more interesting with the exhibit on Southern Cooking. It is there until September and well worth the time. There are photographs of iconic spots in the south, nice paintings, ceramics and whimsical items of...More

1  Thank AnnC576
Reviewed 2 July 2017

A little gem located with an ocean view and a sweet surprise tea room. Since we just moved into the area, it was a pleasant experience visiting this lovely museum. Wonderful staff of volunteers who clearly have vision for this museum. I immediately joined and...More

Thank 68PatriciaY
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I read about this museum in a local paper and visited today. What a pleasant surprise! The exhibit on the local foods is beautifully presented and the art work very enjoyable. Glad to find this gem among all the beach tourist attractions. The staff were...More

Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Wonderful exhibits, beautiful facility, fun tea-room, excellent gift shop, free admission (but, hey--be a sport and make a donation). This is my first visit to Myrtle Beach, and while the beach is great fun, this museum visit is the highlight of my trip. Current big...More

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for some culture, breathing art, and friendly staff, stop into one of the most exquisite art museums in the country! This hidden gem is a great reprieve from the other tourist destinations in the area. My husband and I were lucky...More

Thank Gia R
Reviewed 7 May 2017

When you come to the Grand Strand for fun in the sun and waves, don't neglect your inner self. Seek some calm in the beauty of this art museum located in a restored 1920's beachfront house. Although small, the museum has a permanent collection and...More

Thank suzlib
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I had read about this sight in my AAA booklet and found that the description did not do it justice. The villa had once belonged to the Cannon family in the 1920's and passed on to another family. When the city wanted to demo,ish the...More

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Bettye S
28 February 2017|
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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