Brandywine Battlefield Park

1491 Baltimore Pike
Chadds Ford, PA 19317- Map It
(610) 459-3342

AAA Editor Notes

Brandywine Battlefield Park embraces 50 acres along the n. side of US 1, 1 mi. e. of Creek Rd. The Battle of Brandywine was fought nearby Sept. 11, 1777. This defeat of the American forces under George Washington left Philadelphia open to advancing British troops. The visitor center contains exhibits about the battle. A reproduction of the farmhouse used by Washington as a headquarters is on the grounds can only be seen on guided tours. An 18-minute video presentation features a re-enactment of the battle. At press time the battlefield was closed for renovations. The scheduled reopening is spring 2016; phone ahead for updates. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Battlefield free. Visitor center (includes house tour and film) $8; $7 (ages 60+); $5 (ages 6-17). Museum and film only $3. Phone ahead to confirm rates.
Hours: Visitor center Wed.-Sat. 9-4, Sun. noon-4, May to mid-June and Sept. to mid-Dec.; Tues.-Sat. 9-4, Sun. noon-4, mid-June to Aug. 31. Hours vary rest of year. Tours are given at 10, 11, 1, 2 and 3 during visitor center hours. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.