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Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

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Address: 3100 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Beach villa art museum

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... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Hollywood, FL USA
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Hollywood, FL USA
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 building, private citizens organized to have it physically moved to its present location. We were... More 

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Galloway, New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent exhibit. Very well put together. The presentation of this exhibit was very touching and well thought out. Based on the Gees Bend quilters of Alabama from the 1930's. Would highly recommend

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Syracuse, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to see the display of the Ladies of Gee's Bend's quilts. They also have a very interesting museum Store.. And a classroom on the second floor. You can check their schedule for upcoming events. There is also a lovely enclosed sun porch to sit in to take a rest and have tea.

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Thank Kitty L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate to find this beautiful museum on our last day in Myrtle Beach. The textiles on display were outstanding, both from an artistic and historical standpoint. We were welcomed warmly as we arrived and again in the charming tea room. The gift shop alone was worth the visit! Don't miss this lovely stop in the Mrytle Beach area.

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Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our last full day and it was raining. We knew we wanted to go to the museum, and the weather created the opportunity. This is a free museum that had a great exhibit about the Gee's Bend Quilts. Such history is tied to these quilts that have also been rendered as prints. Attractive gift shop, as well.

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Jellico, TN
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently paid my first visit to the Myrtle Beach Art Museum to see the quilt display from the ladies of Gee's Bend, Alabama. This exhibit which continues for a few more weeks is not only a display of the quilts as works of art, but gives one a glimpse into the lives of the quilt makers. The museum is... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little museum with quality exhibits. I try to visit every time I'm down this way. Also a very good gift shop.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see at the beach. The original beach house is worth the visit. Staff was very knowledgeable and helpful.

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Bernardsville, New Jersey
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

The displays change often, but this is definitely a must see. There is no fee to enter, but they do accept donations. We probably spent about an hour there. If you have an hour to spare you should definitely stop by.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

We have returned for the 4th Annual Parade of Homes, and they don't disappoint. Lunch is served at a beautiful waterfront Country Club and then you proceed to the home tour. Buses are provided in areas near the water when parking is tight. The homes will not disappoint; they are always breath taking, unusual, and they are always a different... More 

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