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Group Visits

Group Visits

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the safety of our guests, we are only able to accommodate unguided visits for the remainder of 2020. We are currently accepting reservations for Fall 2020 and will be accepting reservations for Holiday 2020 starting October 1st. For more information on our current capabilities and policies, please contact Liv Elicker at

The Brandywine River Museum of Art offers discounted admission to unguided groups of 15 or more and guided tours to groups of 10 or more. Advance purchase is required to obtain group rates and tours. Please see below for more details.

Please email the Group Tours office at: or call 610.388.8333 to inquire about a reservation today!

Reservation Request

Guided Group Tour
Unguided Group Visit

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Daily pick-up tours

We offer a gallery tour to all guests most Wednesdays–Mondays at 11 a.m. The availability varies by time or year and is subject to change; please call Visitor Services the morning prior to your visit at 610.388.8326.

Group dining options

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the safety of our guests, lunches for groups will be accommodated on a case-by-case basis. We are unable to offer any buffet lunches for the foreseeable future.

Our cafeteria-style restaurant seats approximately 80 people. The kitchen is open Wednesday–Monday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Groups looking to dine on their own in our café can choose from a variety of menu items including:

  • freshly prepared sandwiches
  • homemade soups
  • fresh salad platters
  • daily specials
  • beer and wine available

Prepaid Group Lunches

Groups also have the opportunity to preorder either a boxed lunch ($12 per person) or buffet lunch ($14 per person) in advance. We highly encourage this for groups with limited time—or that are larger than 20. The Group Tours Office must be notified at least two weeks in advance if your group would like to add this option onto their reservation.

All buffet lunches include the following menu:

  • An assortment of three sandwiches**
  • Brandywine Mushroom Soup or Garden Salad*
  • Cookie
  • Fruit Cup
  • Beverage – coffee, tea, iced tea, lemonade

All boxed lunches include the following:

  • Sandwich**
  • Cookie
  • Chips
  • Beverage – coffee, tea, iced tea, lemonade

*The Brandywine Mushroom soup is offered to groups seasonally between October 1–March 31, while the Garden Salad is offered seasonally between April 1–September 31.

**Sandwiches are to be chosen at least two weeks in advance of the group’s visit. Please select three options from the list. All sandwiches can be made Gluten Free upon advance request. The Group Leader must inform the Group Tours Office of any special dietary concerns as soon as possible. A detailed list of ingredients and potential allergens is available upon request. 

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Multi-attraction itineraries

Interested in touring more than one historic site during your visit? Opt for one of our half-day itineraries and visit one of our sister institutions in th eafternoon after your morning tour.