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Baldwin's Book Barn

865 Lenape Rd, Rte. 100 and Rte. 52, West Chester, PA 19382-2142
+1 610-696-0816
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If I had to choose one book store....

Thomas Baldwin's Book Barn might certainly be the one I choose this summer. Today I found a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
nomastomasalready
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
we stopped at the Book Barn on the same day that we visited Longwood Gardens. What a perfect day!!

For anyone who loves books, THIS is the place to go! The people are friendly and helpful and there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stacy R
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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“five floors” (7 reviews)
“rare books” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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865 Lenape Rd, Rte. 100 and Rte. 52, West Chester, PA 19382-2142
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+1 610-696-0816
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Thomas Baldwin's Book Barn might certainly be the one I choose this summer. Today I found a biography of Nat King Cole in its "stacks." Then, once, a volume of Thomas Jefferson's correspondence with Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, in French, in a niche...More

Thank nomastomasalready
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For anyone who loves books, THIS is the place to go! The people are friendly and helpful and there seems to be miles of books to peruse!!! Not only are the books great, the old barn is a wonderful backdrop for the experience. You can...More

Thank Stacy R
Reviewed 15 April 2017

FIve floors of all kinds of old and sort of old and really old books. Many from the 1800s. The books are organized by many, many different categories. You can get lost in this place. The stairs between floors are steep and open. I don't...More

Thank Colleen B
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I don't know why it took me 70+ years to find this place, but I'm glad I finally did. So much fun exploring and getting lost in bookland. The friendly proprietress handed me a much needed map and guided me to the series of books...More

Thank nationalparkPa
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I love the Book Barn! They have a very large selection so be sure to allot enough time to properly explore. If you are a book lover this place is definitely for you.

Thank lauren h
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A Chester County gem of a place. I hadn't been in for awhile. It looks more organized, and the manager, Carol, was very helpful. You can find pretty much anything at Baldwin's. A great selection of maps, too!

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing collection of used books! A must for any old book lover. There are five floors of interesting finds and nooks and crannies. Also a wonderful collection of rare books. Go visit!

Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is the best place for used books - rare books & maps! There are books for every age! I always leave with a bag full of great finds!

Thank McAxe
Reviewed 11 December 2016

enter into a multi-leveled the maze. Floor after floor, room after room, upstairs through narrow hallways into small companies narrow passages open up into quiet secluded treasure trove of hundreds and hundreds of books. You will find local antique maps, charts, calendars, instruction manuals, illustrated...More

Thank Lonnie L
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I collect rare children's books and their selection is great! Truly a rare and magical book store that I hope to visit again and again!

Thank MadeinNewY0rk
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christine w
is there a children's section?
19 May 2017|
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Response from Lonnie L | Reviewed this property |
yes there are books of all kinds
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