N.C. Wyeth House & Studio

Wyeth Family House

Wyeth Family Dining Room
N.C. Wyeth famly great room Chadds Ford Pennsylvania
Wyeth Family Great Room

In 1911, with the proceeds from his illustrations for Treasure Island, the artist N.C. Wyeth purchased 18 acres of land on Rocky Hill in the village of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Possessed of "the most glorious sight in the township," Wyeth built his home and studio overlooking the valley. Here he set down roots which have nourished a family of extraordinary creativity for more than a century.

N. C. Wyeth Studio
N.C. Wyeth Studio (interior)
N.C. Wyeth Studio (interior)

N.C. Wyeth died in 1945, and Mrs. Wyeth lived in the house until 1973. Their daughter, Carolyn Wyeth, lived in the house and painted in the studio until her death in 1994. In 1997, the National Park Service granted the property National Historic Landmark status. The Brandywine River Museum of Art owns and maintains the land and buildings which retain much of their original character.


Tours take place seasonally from April 1 through November 22, 2015.  Tickets will go on sale in early April. Tours last approximately one hour. Children under 6 are not permitted on the tours.

Mondays at 10 and 11:15 a.m.

Tuesdays at 10 and 11:15 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.

Wednesdays at 10 and 11:15 a.m.

Thursdays at 10 and 11:15 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.

Fridays at 10 and 11:15 a.m.

Saturdays at 10 and 11:15 a.m.

Sundays at 10 and 11:15 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.


Tickets cost $8 per person in addition to regular museum admission, free to members of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art. For information, please call 610.388.8326.

For group reservations only, please call 610.388.8333 or send an e-mail to

Please note: if you wish to use a coupon or voucher for free or discounted admission to the Brandywine River Museum of Art (*e.g., AAA or other similar offer), tickets cannot be purchased in advance.  Please purchase your tickets at the admissions desk on the day of your visit.  For questions about tickets, please call 610.388.8326 or send an e-mail to


Discover more about the art of the Wyeth family on tours of the Andrew Wyeth Studio and the Kuerner Farm separately or on special package tours that include visits to multiple historic properties, a guided gallery tour and lunch. The 2015 tour schedule will be posted in January.

Transportation to the House and Studio is by Brandywine River Museum of Art shuttle bus only. Disabled individuals can be accommodated on the shuttle bus and at the House and Studio. Please note: shuttles depart from the museum promptly at the time noted on the ticket. Visitors should board the shuttle 10 minutes before the scheduled departure time. 

The N.C. Wyeth House and Studio is a member of the Historic Artists' Homes and Studios program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

All photos (except top right) credit Carlos Alejandro.

Brandywine River Museum of Art, U.S. Route 1, P.O. Box 141
Chadds Ford, PA 19317 • Phone: 610.388.2700

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