Guided Tour of Wharton Esherick Museum

  • 1,205 Ratings

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.

Region: Philadelphia
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Cancellation: No refunds for cancelled bookings.

What You Will Do

  • 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.

Customer Reviews

  • 1,205 Ratings

  • Jeanie

What an amazing place and man! Kept my 11 year old twins focused for an hour and a half AND gave than inspiration for their futures. My husband and I went on to learn more. Such a delightful afternoon spent. Highly recommend a visit to any age. A must for all visitors to Philly!

October 14, 2018

  • Fern

Great docent. Answered all questions, very informative. Everything was gorgeous.

October 14, 2018

  • Sharon

Excellent tour! Katie, Thank You. We had a great time. Had family up from VA! My husband and his brother both enjoy woodworking themselves. We were all so impressed with Katie’s knowledge and enthusiasm. Learned so much during our tour with a new appreciation for the artist and his talent. 

October 11, 2018
1520 Horse Shoe Trail, Malvern, PA 19355, USA
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