Baldwin's Book Barn, West Chester

4.7
#3 of 19 in Things to do in West Chester
Deep in the heart of the enchanting and historical Brandywine Valley in Chester County, Pennsylvania resides one of America’s truly distinctive bookstores. Baldwin’s Book Barn is a five-story antiquarian bookstore housed in a rustic dairy barn built in 1822 by Quakers Brinton and Sarah Darlington.
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  • This is an amazing place. We just stopped in on our way to Philly, not expecting much. Instantly upon walking in, you are hit with a wall of old book smell. You know what I'm talking about. For any bo...  more »
  • Four (creaky) floors of books, books, books. It is a bit snug with narrow aisles and low ceilings, but the diverse collection and friendly staff make for a fun afternoon of browsing. Not sure kids wou...  more »
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  • 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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