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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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Small museum well worth visiting!

We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon at this lovely little art museum. There was a lecture going on... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
CherylandBrett
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Simpsonville, South Carolina
Celebrating the art of southern food

I attended all but one of the series of Feast Your Eyes Celebrating the Food of the South... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Meg R
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
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3100 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

1  Thank CherylandBrett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I attended all but one of the series of Feast Your Eyes Celebrating the Food of the South, including the one by Father Tedesco on Food for the Spirit. The previous negative review was totally incorrect and it's obvious the individual missed the point of...More

2  Thank Meg R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a big surprise, it is said to be the most poor district of USA then there it was found African American quilt-making traditions there precious arts many paid a tons of money later. This museum is small but I realized they have unique...More

1  Thank cionesta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The area is all about beach fun, which leaves very little room for culture. In that context, the museum does a nice job with the art exhibits. The lecture series winding up was somewhere between poor and awful. The information density was very low, and...More

2  Thank westysc
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Very interesting exhibit. Free unless you want to donate and worth more than just about anything else we did. We donated.

1  Thank Jane R
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Thanks to Trip Advisor for the tip on this bit of quiet culture in the bright mayhem that is Myrtle Beach. Had a bit of time before my flight home (airport only a few easy miles away which was a big plus on a rainy...More

3  Thank malinpgh
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This is hit or. I sometime have no interest in the exhibits. Now, the Feat Your Eyes is wonderful. Take time to read the quotes next to the art work which explains Southern cuisine and culture. Look on the website for the docent tours which...More

2  Thank Cornelia Z
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We have been to the museum before and it was even more interesting with the exhibit on Southern Cooking. It is there until September and well worth the time. There are photographs of iconic spots in the south, nice paintings, ceramics and whimsical items of...More

3  Thank AnnC576
Reviewed 2 July 2017

A little gem located with an ocean view and a sweet surprise tea room. Since we just moved into the area, it was a pleasant experience visiting this lovely museum. Wonderful staff of volunteers who clearly have vision for this museum. I immediately joined and...More

1  Thank 68PatriciaY
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I read about this museum in a local paper and visited today. What a pleasant surprise! The exhibit on the local foods is beautifully presented and the art work very enjoyable. Glad to find this gem among all the beach tourist attractions. The staff were...More

2  Thank Lynne H
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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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