Read Aloud Tours

Read Aloud Tours for Children
at the Brandywine River Museum
Thursday Mornings in February and March

Introduce children to the Brandywine River Museum through Read-Aloud Tours. Held on six Thursday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., the tours begin on February 4 and continue through March 11. The tours feature story time in the gallery followed by an art-making activity for children ages 3 to 6 accompanied by an adult.

Registration is requested and families may sign up by contacting the education office at 610-388-8382 610-388-8382 or The tours are included with admission; free for non-members.

February 4
Owl Moon by Jane Yolen,
Illustrated by John Schoenherr
Activity: winter landscapes

February 11
Bats at the Library by Brian Lies
Activity: create a bat

February 18
The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
Activity: truffula trees

February 25
Painting the Wind by Patricia and Emily MacLachlan,
Illustrated by Katy Schneider
Activity: island still lifes

March 4
The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson,
Illustrated by Beth Krommes
Activity: scratch art

March 11
Cabbages and Kings by Elizabeth Seabrook,
Illustrated by Jamie Wyeth
Activity: garden designs

The Brandywine River Museum is located on U.S. Route 1 in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. The Museum is open daily, except Christmas Day, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults; $6 for seniors ages 65 and over, students, and children ages 6-12; free for children under six and Brandywine Conservancy members. For more information, please cal 610-388-2700 or visit the Museum's website at