Self Guided Tour of Wharton Esherick Museum

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Self-guide your way through the extensive and impressive collection of innovative wood sculptures created by American craftsman, Wharton Esherick. Nestled in the picturesque hillsides of Malvern, explore Esherick’s ornate and whimsical former studio.

Duration:  1 hour, 30 minutes
Cancellation:  No refunds for cancelled bookings
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  • Tour through the historic studio of the “dean of American craftsmen,” Wharton Esherick, furnished with original pieces from his 1926 studio that overlooks the Great Valley
  • See over 300 hand-carved sculptures and furniture created by Esherick himself
  • Learn about the life and craftsmanship of one of the most influential furniture makers of the 20th century from knowledgeable museum docents, and explore the studio at your own pace

What's Included

  • Self-guided museum tour
  • Admission to Wharton Esherick Museum

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97 Ratings
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May 13, 2023
Two guides who were excellent and obviously passionate about the home and Wharton's work
Apr 30, 2023
Apr 29, 2023
The tour leader was very knowledgeable and her passion for the property was very evident
Apr 1, 2023
Mar 26, 2023
Our guide was not only knowledgeable about the architecture, artifacts and time lines but also gave us some personal history of Esherick, Lettie and Miriam....which added great depth to the overall story of this unique artist...thank you!!
Nov 6, 2022
The visit was a surprise gift to me, not my personal choice.
Nov 5, 2022
Sep 25, 2022
Aug 21, 2022
Interesting tour, excellent guide.
Aug 21, 2022
Very interesting. I knew nothing about Wharton Esherick before this visit .Guide was very pleasant and informative. Never felt rushed to finish the tour. Thanks for a wonderful tour.


Meeting location:  1520 Horseshoe Pike


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