- The list below includes 220 free or cheap things to do in or near Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, including 106 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Museum, History Museums, Historic Sites and Movie Theaters.
- From Brandywine Battlefield to Brandywine River Museum, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Chadds Ford and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Philadelphia, Wilmington, Newark and West Chester.
The site of the Revolutionary War's Battle of Brandywine, Brandywine Battlefield now offers guided tours (visitors provide their own cars), with stops at the Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham Hill, and Sandy Hill, and lunch at the Northbrook Marketplace. Self-guided exploration always available.
The Brandywine River Museum is a historic and American art complex, including an extensive collection with works by Andrew and Wyeth. Artworks are housed in a historic grist mill, and guided walking tours of the collection and adjacent farm introduce visitors to the site.
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The Christian C. Sanderson Museum documents the history of the Chadds Ford area. Exhibits cover artists including N.C. Wyeth, artifacts from the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and both world wars.
Devoted to protecting the Brandywine watershed's natural and cultural resources, Brandywine Conservancy the has fought to protect nearly 60000 acres of local land. The conservancy runs several community outreach and environmental education programs.
A nine-screen movie theater, AMC Dine-in Theatres Painters Crossing 9 displays first-run movies using digital projection and RealD 3D. It offers a bar with adult beverages, in-theater dining, a Cinema Suites auditorium, reserved seating and reclining chairs.
Resting beside the Brandywine River, the Brandywine Picnic Park in West Chester, Pennsylvania is open from mid-May to mid-September. Featured activities include softball, paddle boating and tubing. Midway activities are featured as well.
A 16-screen movie theater, Regal Brandywine Town Center 16 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers self-service and mobile ticketing, a game room and a lobby snack bar.
Featuring over 80 retail and food stores, Concord Mall has top retail chains such as Aeropostale, Barnes & Noble, Yankee Candle, and Ruby Tuesday. Announcements can be found online each month for events specific to certain stores as well as general events, such as the Antique Auto Show.
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Winterthur, Delaware is home to the Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. Erected by the DuPont family, this sprawling estate features priceless antiques, elaborately-embroidered textiles, multiple formal gardens, a greenhouse full of exotic plants and other one-of-a-kind elements. It also includes a large woods…
A variety of guided tours introduce visitors to the history and horticulture of the Longwood Gardens. Spread over 1000 acres, the conservatory area alone houses 20 different gardens, including the Orchid House, Camellia House, and Italian Water Garden.