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Woodmere Art Museum

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Personal, kind and special

The Woodmere Art Museum specializes in exhibiting Philadelphia artists and their works. We went... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Woodmere Art Museum another Jewel in Philidelphia's Crown

Avery pleasant staff. Located on several acres, free parking, and no hassle. A small, comfortable... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Les S
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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9201 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2618
Chestnut Hill
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Woodmere Art Museum specializes in exhibiting Philadelphia artists and their works. We went there today to see its current exhibit. I was hungry and I asked the man at the desk where I could buy some snacks nearby. Knowing that the nearest place is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Avery pleasant staff. Located on several acres, free parking, and no hassle. A small, comfortable museum, easy to walk around, ample seating in all rooms, and wonderful art displays, displays that change often. Minor negative, no coffee area. Bonus, Sunday is free admission.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

My family was looking for a reciprocal art museum in Philadelphia to visit with our membership and saw Woodmere Art Museum on the list. We are so glad we went. It was an amazing place. When we went there was some cool temporary exhibits. Charles...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jelico8
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This museum shows local artists, and right now there's a verygood juried show. It's very approachable and intimate space, but not ADA accessible. It's possible to enter using a ramp, but then there are several spaces only accessible by stairs, sad to report. If this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

This is an amazing museum in Chestnut Hill! Beautiful, important permanent collection, plus frequent shows of artists from the area -- also sculptures and a fountain on the grounds and a meeting place for movies, music -- and it is free on Sunday! Don't miss...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

On one of the hottest days of the year we visited the sculpture garden which was fun. We then went into the house where we were greeted with the usual "are you a member?" The next statement then was "I need to take your water...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Long-time Philadelphian, finally checked this stop off my bucket list. Pleasantly surprised by the size and quality of the collection. Also pleasantly surprised by free student/faculty entry. Will return!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

I look for my story whenever I visit a museum. The Barnes Museum features the work and dignified perspectives of African American people that I found missing at the Woodmere. Instead, in my short one hour visit, my granddaughters and I viewed and read the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank James D
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

A great little museum at Germantown and Bells Mill Road in a Victorian. Wonderful exhibits of Philadelphia artists. Recent exhibit of Violet Oakley works was outstanding. Today saw Jerry Pinkney pieces highlighting MLK, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, as well as legend John Henry,are found in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank fdmb
Reviewed 1 February 2018

....and that philosophy held true of our recent visit to the Woodmere Museum. I had not known much about Violet Oakley before coming here; left with a huge respect for her as an artist and a female trailblazer in so many areas. The museum is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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