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Allentown Art Museum

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Address: 31 N 5th St., Allentown, PA 18101
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+1 610-432-4333
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 16:00

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What a gem! Allentown is lucky to have such a special place. The Frank Lloyd Wright room was a neat attraction. Gift shop very nice. Friendly workers and volunteers. It's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 June 2016
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

What a gem! Allentown is lucky to have such a special place. The Frank Lloyd Wright room was a neat attraction. Gift shop very nice. Friendly workers and volunteers. It's small but very interesting, we'll worth a visit. Thursday nights they are open till 8, and it's free admission after 5.

Thank LWM1115
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Has good shows & right across from a city park Good for kids Has a interactive section upstairs Always love Frank Lloyd Wright library Good cafe too Allentown is really turning center city around

Thank danil47
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Often I have been there to see the various new exhibits and over the years have been impressed by the quality of the rotating exhibits. The permanent collection also changes although some are always displayed. It's a nice way to spend an hour or two and there are also programs for adults and kids at times.

Thank 4vrongo
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Friendly reception, brilliant Italian Renaissance collection, tightly curated collection of paintings, sculpture and textiles make this gem of an art museum a must see in the Lehigh Valley. This collection is just the right size to explore and enjoy. In addition there is an excellent cafe by creative caterer Karen Hunter and a terrific museum shop with something for anyone.

Thank Lorrie14618
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Nice place to visit to view galleries. Special galleries change every few months. Sunday afternoons free admission and kids can make free projects. Also, have special events - concerts, displays, etc.

Thank djstu4
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Free admission on Sundays. They have workshops for kids, although mine weren't so interested in joining in. Nice selection of art, and the place is very clean

Thank 354cecilyr
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

I highly recommend going to the museum on a Sunday because it is free. I find $12.00 to be a bit pricey for the size of the museum. I feel there is some art periods that are under represented in the museum and some pieces that should not be there. (Cardbird) but overall it's a good trip to experience a... More 

Thank Pamela D
Summit Station, Pennsylvania
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205 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

For a small museum it is well worth the visit. The staff is friendly and well versed about everything on display.

Thank don w
Whitehall PA
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Wonderful museum with something for everyone. The Frank Lloyd Wright room is enchanting. Great family outing. The Café is delightful.

Thank Kath915
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

The museum has an outstanding collection of fine Renaissance and other European art. Not my thing, but certainly worth a trip. The American art collections are more contemporary and varied and very interesting. No temporary exhibition when I went, but many of the exhibits on the calendar sound like reasons to return.

Thank bangsibear

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