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Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Address: 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Phone Number:
+1 215-763-8100
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Tue 10:00 - 17:00
Wed 10:00 - 20:45
Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 10:00 - 20:45
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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As one of the largest museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum...

As one of the largest museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum of Art invites visitors from around the world to explore its renowned collections, acclaimed special exhibitions, and enriching programs, both in person and online. Rising majestically at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the Philadelphia Museum of Art stands as one of the great art institutions of the world. In the over 125 years since its founding, it has grown far beyond the limits originally set for it. Today, the Museum houses over 225,000 works of art encompassing some of the greatest achievements of human creativity, and offers a wealth of exhibitions and educational programs for a public of all ages.

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The musuem was wonderful with lots of great art to see! The staff was very friendly and helpful! We had a lovely visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The musuem was wonderful with lots of great art to see! The staff was very friendly and helpful! We had a lovely visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This museum contains many beautiful works of art, including the famous "van gogh sunflowers" and "Monet's japanese bridge". Outside of the museum's steps is the famous Rocky statue. We spent an entire day here from open to close and still did not see everything.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum takes you on a broad historical survey of art through the years and countries. The rooms keep on going, almost maze-like. So much to see. But don't forget the Perelman Building across the street for current exhibits. It is incredible for special shows.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Museum is excellent. Do not plan on eating at the museum. Just a warning that the cafeteria has closed. We were told that eventually there will be a new cafeteria in a new location. The upscale Granite Hill restaurant is also closed. A new restaurant is part of the plan for the new expanded museum. It will be many years... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed this museum. So well laid out and interesting, 4 hours went by in a flash. Particularly enjoyed the American exhibit on the first floor that included many pieces of furniture. Gave a glimpse into what life was like. Impressive collection of famous French impressionist paintings. Something for everyone!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell the old city, Betsy Ross House, a carriage ride through the old city. What a fantastic way to spend the day. Weather your from the United States or not it is one of the most interesting things you'll do in Philadelphia. Be sure to bring a carrot to feed the horse .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just to be able to walk thru and see actual Van Gough paintings, Degas, Picasso, etc. is overwhelming! The way that this place is set up makes you think that you are in the actual locations of some of the exhibits. Note: You CAN take pictures in the museum! I wish I had known this upon entering.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is so much to see here, it easily filled an entire day. Spend time in every area for the wide variety of exhibits is sure to appeal to every member of the family.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Treasures abound in this world renowned museum. In a myriad of forms- paintings, photography, sculptures DONT MISS Medieval Wing with hundreds of suits of armor, swords, crossbows, etc. Also, floor to ceiling 1400s velvety tapestries hanging at top of grand staircase. The grounds alone are worth the visit! Sunday is normally "Pay as you wish", making this an option for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Monet, the impressionist, says it alll. Something for everyone. A treasure of delight, color and some of the greatest talent of our timel

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