Guided Tour of Wharton Esherick Museum

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$20

per person
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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Highlights

  • 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.

Rules

Under 5s go free

Cancellation policy

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

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David
Jul 4, 2022
Cool tour! It's a small home but it's was jammed packed with awesomeness!
Marita
Jul 3, 2022
Seeing how Wharton Esherick created his living space was amazing. His art and life were one. He inspired and uplifted us. I look forward to see other areas of the property when they open for viewing. Thank you for preserving this incredible treasure!
Marguerite
Jul 3, 2022
Diana
Jul 1, 2022
It was such a wonderful experience!! The tour guide was extremely knowledgable and engaging! I loved every minute.
Phyllis
Jul 1, 2022
Jill
Jun 30, 2022
The tour was absolutely wonderful- my friend termed it memorable. The director was our tour guide and her depth of knowledge was amazing. Absolutely splendid place! Thank you so much!
Lauren
Jun 26, 2022
Looking forward to seeing the other building when open to the public. Great museum. Thanks.
Laura
Jun 25, 2022
Theresa
Jun 24, 2022
Very interesting place with a very knowledgeable guide. Highly recommend.
Roberta
Jun 24, 2022

Location

Meeting location:  1520 Horse Shoe Trail

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