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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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Great Art, Great Experience

When you come to the Grand Strand for fun in the sun and waves, don't neglect your inner self. Seek... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
suzlib
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Halifax, Massachusetts
Beach villa art museum

I had read about this sight in my AAA booklet and found that the description did not do it justice... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Daro2013
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Hollywood, FL USA
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3100 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Daro2013
Reviewed 15 April 2017

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

Thank Ivonne L
Reviewed 14 April 2017

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...More

Thank Kitty L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 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...More

Thank Noni647
Reviewed 2 April 2017

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...More

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 31 March 2017

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,...More

Thank gemcityer
Reviewed 29 March 2017

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

Thank carolmann0
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Nalabean
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.

Thank rcerbo22
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Bettye S
Is there a pavilion there where musicians entertain?
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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