Baldwin's Book Barn is an independent bookstore in West Chester, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1946 by William and Lilla Baldwin. The store is located in a five-story barn built in 1822.Use our West Chester route builder site to add Baldwin's Book Barn and other attractions to your West Chester vacation plans.
In the November 8, 1998 edition of The Baltimore Sun, Terry Conway described the store as a "treasure for passionate book lovers".
In 2010 the store was put up for sale. $10,000 of rare books were stolen from the store in 2019.
Baldwin's Book Barn reviews
I can’t tell you how many times I have gone past this special book store. I have read newspaper articles about the store...all the while forlornly waiting for a spare minute from working myself half..... more »
This place is a book lovers treasure chest. I have always been a great lover of libraries and books in general, so I visit here to browse and buy books a few times yearly more »
If you love books, you MUST go there. I can spend an entire day by myself just browsing, You get the coolest feeling while inside the barn. A feeling that you are never alone, but it is a warm friendly feeling. I have always found the prices to be reasonable also. A must stop when you are in the Philadephia area.
Cool spot and nice owners. Tons and tons of cool books! I believe some are very rare. If you like to read and collect books, then I highly recommend this place.
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