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The Christian C. Sanderson Museum

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A must see

Me and my husband was curious about this place, so we decided to give it a try and we are glad we... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
dcw822
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Aston, Pennsylvania
WOW! Check this place out!

This looked like 'just a house' and we didn't expect to see much. But my husband and I were blown... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
338ellenp
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Woodbury, NJ
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7 Oct 2017
“A must see”
1 Nov 2016
“Not very enjoyable”
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Step in Chris Sanderson's country home and tour eight rooms rich with over 200 years of American history. The Sanderson Museum houses Wyeth Family Art, Military Artifacts, Autographs, Vintage Violin's and local memorabilia. Read letters from Civil...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1755 Creek Rd, Chadds Ford, PA 19317-9497
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+1 610-388-6545
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Me and my husband was curious about this place, so we decided to give it a try and we are glad we did! There is so much history in this place and we got to know all about Christian Sanderson and his contributions to the...More

1  Thank dcw822
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We went to this museum because the ratings seemed pretty good. After listening to a way too long introduction by the curator, we ventured around. Talk about a bunch of junk! A match stick that lit a birthday candle.... a lock of hair. I guess...More

1  Thank Chene2008
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This looked like 'just a house' and we didn't expect to see much. But my husband and I were blown away by the collections! This place is jam packed to the brim with memorabilia, cool stuff, historical stuff, civil war stuff, music stuff, art stuff,...More

4  Thank 338ellenp
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Took the kids today for Summer Stories and was reminded of how much I love this place! A must see for anyone who is interested in Chester County history in general and the Wyeths specifically. Many original Wyeths and amazing artifacts.

3  Thank staggerleeann
Reviewed 24 July 2016

You would hardly know the museum is there (I just happened upon it) but it is a fascinating collection of memorabilia from this man's lifetime. Allow a couple of hours as there is a lot to look at.

2  Thank FFtravels
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Very eclectic but interesting collection of personal and historical artifacts collected over Sanderson's lifetime. We spent almost 2 hours and still did not see everything. The collection is well organized around themes and the staff person helpfully provided a scavenger hunt list which led us...More

2  Thank fjcamp
Reviewed 17 June 2016

My husband and I were looking for a place to go for the afternoon. This museum is a collection of "things" Mr. Sanderson collected - his interests were so varied. The sheer volume in such a small space is mind boggling. I brought home a...More

1  Thank caokapy
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Unusual little museum. Some of the items start really interesting conversations especially with children.

1  Thank sdhcpa
Reviewed 7 September 2015

This museum was a find. It has a very varied and interesting collection of artifacts. It is in a house with 8 rooms each with artifacts dealing with a common theme. There is even some Wyeth family art. I would highly recommend this museum to...More

4  Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 11 March 2015

I have traveled around the world and seen many museums - but nothing has ever moved me like the Christian Sanderson Museum. It is the extraordinary intimacy of the collection - from a scrap of cloth off Lincoln's casket to the Valentines Christian received as...More

9  Thank Gambletravels
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