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Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Address: 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2399
Phone Number:
+1 215-763-8100
Today
10:00 - 20:45
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Hours:
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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A don't miss experience in Phila.

In addition to the museum's exquisite setting, there is so much to see and learn. The new Asian wing is amazing. After a day of walking in the crowded city, take a few minutes... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

In addition to the museum's exquisite setting, there is so much to see and learn. The new Asian wing is amazing. After a day of walking in the crowded city, take a few minutes of quiet sitting within the French Cloister on the 2nd floor. If you are in Philadelphia treat yourself to this incredible experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Simply outstanding! Don't miss the Japanese tea house! There is a wonderful collection of Impressionist and post Impressionist work as well.

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No really, you have to see this. Not for the steps or the Rocky Sculpture, please no. One of the first art museums in the country, a fantastic collection of just about everything rivaling the Met, etc. Contemporary and changing exhibitions as well as historical ones, and don't miss the Chinese Scholars Study, the Japanese temple, the Indian Temple, etc.

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Going to Philly is always an experience. The Art Museum is great to check out Picasso's art and Van Gogh's art. Run up the steps that Sylvester Stallone ran up and take a picture of the statue that is at the bottom of the steps. Down the block you can enjoy viewing Rodin's statues at the Rodin Museum. In old... More 

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This impressive example of Greek revival architecture has a commanding view of the Philadelphia skyline. I enjoy those rotating exhibits. Be aware that you enter from the rear of the museum which faces the Fairmont Park. There's a spectacular of view of the city when you walk through the museum and out the front entrance. It's a major "photo op".... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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It is very large . So it takes a few days to see it properly. The shows are very interesting and on Friday evenings there is a Museum quality music show that is included in the entrance fee.

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What a beautiful establishment structure wise, Large variety of art and exhibits. We got here on a Saturday and it was busy but not overly crowded. The building has 2 floors presenting art from all over the world. You will need at least 4 hours to fully enjoy all the exhibits. I feel kid's 7 and up would enjoy it,... More 

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We did not visit the museum - just the steps. Our two boys ran up and down the steps about 10 times and they have not even seen the Rocky films. A good location for those of a generation where Rocky was an icon. For others not do much. Free and there is free 2 hours parking on the roads... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I see why this art museum is so highly rated on things to do in Philadelphia. The museum is huge and has so many exhibits.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

That's my favourite place to go in Philadelphia, great installations and so much Art... I feel so complete everytime I Visit this place. Amazing!

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