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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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Fall in love with ART: Visit This Museum

First, there is an elevator for those who do not do stairs well! Then, you are greeted with a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jay W
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New York City, New York
the best kept secret in Myrtle Beach

They have very varied exhibits. This is a great place to appreciate art, have a snack, and buy... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
merdug
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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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3100 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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"exhibits change"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First, there is an elevator for those who do not do stairs well! Then, you are greeted with a smile and genuine warmth at the front desk. Explore! There are two floors filled with amazing and varied works of art. There is no admission charge,...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

They have very varied exhibits. This is a great place to appreciate art, have a snack, and buy unique gifts at their gift shop. The staff is friendly and helpful and knowledgeable about the artist that is currently showing.

Thank merdug
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

What an enchanting and delightful museum this is. We always look forward to a visit when we are in Myrtle Beach. We were not disappointed this time. They were having an exhibition called “The Grand Strand Collects.” It featured over 200 works of art from...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

This art museum has the best range of art I have ever seen. I was with a group of friends so will have to return to take it all in. No charge for admission but a donation is appreciated. Exhibits change. There is a nice...More

Thank michael43
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

I know Myrtle Beach is about, well, the beach, and golf and other stuff, but be sure to make time for this lovely museum. It's located on the south side of town, kind of near the airport, overlooking the ocean. Visitors are warmly greeted by...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Art museums are always on our list of places to visit when on vacation. We didn’t know what to expect at the Franklin G. Burroughs & Simon Chapin Art Museum (longest name ever), but we were pleasantly surprised at the quality and quantity of art...More

Thank yahoody
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful art museum with a wide variety of changing exhibits. When we visited, the entire focus was on “South Carolina Collects,” which featured eclectic works from a range of private collectors who have tastes about as varied as you can imagine. A...More

Thank StigJim
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

What a gem this place is! We enjoyed ourselves throughly. The Grand Strand Collects is an exhibition curated from items on loan from local people. So eclectic and high quality. Thanks to those who shared their valued art with the community. There is an installation...More

Thank barbara h
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Since we had done our homework prior to coming to Myrtle Beach, this was on our list of one of the attractions to visit. "Feast Your Eyes- Celebrating the Food of the South" featured local artists and their fascination and connection to the foods of...More

Thank Veronica B
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon at this lovely little art museum. There was a lecture going on so we pretty much had the place to ourselves. The exhibit was all about Southern Cooking, with paintings, displays, and even a most interesting video about "Grits" that...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
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