Guided Tour of Wharton Esherick Museum

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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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Jul 24, 2021
I thought this was a fantastic experience. Did not know very much about Wharton Esherick prior to this visit but so glad to be introduced to him and his work. Our tour guide was most informative and able to answer any questions. So impressed by Esherick's genius in maximizing space in all of his work and his use of curves vs angles in his sculpture and architecture. No wasted space whatsever! It was a surprise to walk into the museum and see how well preserved it is and the care that is taken to protect those treasures. Hard to believe so much was contained in small spaces and how Esherick lived and improved his living space. Very valuable experience and I learned quite a bit about Wharton Esherick.
Jul 22, 2021
Wonderful house and Al, our tour guide, was exceptionally knowledgable about every aspect of Esherick's life and art. Very much appreciated.
Jul 14, 2021
Great experience with Ron with lots of information.


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