Guided Tour of Wharton Esherick Museum

2070 Ratings


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Explore the ornate and whimsical former studio of American craftsman and woodworking extraordinaire, Wharton Esherick. Nestled in the picturesque hillsides of Malvern, this narrated, guided tour shares the legacy of Wharton’s extensive and impressive collection of rich and innovative wood sculptures and furnishings.

Duration:  1hr 15mins
Cancellation:  24.0hrs
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  • Tour the home and workspace of the mastermind of American furniture, and discover preserved woodworking treasures of handcrafted beauty.
  • Learn about the history and design of Expressionist woodworking from a knowledgeable museum docent
  • Marvel at the beauty of the natural furnishings of Wharton’s rustic stone-walled studio and home, specifically harvested from the Great Valley, and chosen exclusively for their aesthetic appeal

What's Included

  • Guided tour of Wharton Esherick Museum

Additional Information

Please arrive 10-15 minutes before your tour starts. The Museum is not handicap accessible.


Under 5s go free

Cancellation policy

Full refunds for cancellations made at least 24 hours in advance.

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Dec 4, 2022
Dec 2, 2022
Our guide was fantastic, knowledgeable about Wharton Esherick's unique and beautiful work, enthusiastic to share. We learned a lot. She also invited our small group to ask questions. A very interesting and pleasant visit.
Dec 1, 2022
Holly was an excellent docent and answered all of our questions. Amazing property and artwork.
Nov 28, 2022
I have visited the museum many times and it never disappoints. Every time I see something new and learn something new. Great team at the museum and such a jewel so close to Philadelphia.
Nov 27, 2022
Great tour!
Nov 26, 2022
Wonderful docent Cindy!
Nov 26, 2022
This is the third time I have visited and this was the best visit yet as our docent was superb. He went into greater detail than any of the previous docents and it made the tour even more interesting. My son had come with me because he likes to work with different mediums and found the tour very interesting and said he would like to go back for the architectural tour.
Nov 25, 2022
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