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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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Truly a jewel in an unexpected setting

Wonderful exhibits, beautiful facility, fun tea-room, excellent gift shop, free admission (but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jan P
Magnolia Springs, Alabama
Cultural arts CAN be found in this vacation town!

If you are looking for some culture, breathing art, and friendly staff, stop into one of the most... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gia R
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3100 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 1 week ago 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

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
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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