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Philadelphia Museum of Art

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2399
+1 215-763-8100
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:45
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2399
+1 215-763-8100
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Reviewed yesterday

Toured the Museum of Art filled with beautiful and important art works from across cultures, time and styles. The WILD exhibit was a light hearted look at wild life photography that will please adults and children. Don't forget to get a picture with Rocky and...More

Thank ScoutBooRadley
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great pieces of art. Well worth a day trip to visit this art museum. Only problem that I has was that there wasn't an app that I could listen to art descriptions. They had one for rent I believe but I prefer to use my...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I spent about four hours there and skimmed through less than half the museum. They have a wonderful collection of Impressionists, with lots of Monets and Renoirs, and a section of Mary Cassett, who is a Philadelphia native. There European section features...More

Thank HDS1
Reviewed 2 days ago

I raced up the stairs with my kids, OK, they raced up the stairs but I did make it to the top! This is just a fun experience. The view is amazing but be warned - you can NOT park in the street in front...More

Thank P601AHdavidb
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did not go inside, but the outside alone was nice. We came to see the steps, the Rocky statue and the square, but that was enough. We spent plenty of time just wandering around outside.

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you can find a parking space right next to the museum and they were adjacent parking lot it is free. We had to park in the parking garage but it was so close to the back entrance. Once you validate your ticket it is...More

Thank busielady1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was restricted for time so only got to spend 2 hours there, but was impressed with what I did see, which was the superb Wild exhibition (must see) by Michael Nichols and the European Art/Modern Art from 1800 through today including Monet, Van Gogh's Sunflowers...More

Thank Nick_PerthAU
Reviewed 3 days ago

In search of the Rocky Statue, we found it at e base of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. No longer situated at the top of the steps, it now is located just to the rights of the staircase. However, when at the Museum, all able...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was an amazing art museum, I have been there as a child and returned as an adult with my three children. Ages 14,13 and 10. We went in the morning and spent 2 1/2 hours in the exhibits and went back in the afternoon...More

Thank Trokpie67
Reviewed 4 days ago

Came to Philly to see the Impressionist Collection at this museum. They have a nice mix of artists but very unique Monet and Van Gogh paintings. They also have some great Pisarro, Seurat, Renoir etc. and one very well known Dali. This place is worth...More

Thank Art C
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8 May 2017|
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Response from MrAntoineJ | Reviewed this property |
Not necessarily. The best bargain is Sundays, when you get in free, or pay what you like.
Victoria D
22 April 2017|
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Response from zevb | Reviewed this property |
The museum charges general admission (all tickets are good for 2 days) You can go to any of the exhibits with the admission ticket. Adult: $20. Age 65+: $18. student: $14. children 13-18: $14. children age 12 and under... More
29 March 2017|
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Response from Janspar | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I really can't answer that. In my experience though, right when a gallery or museum opens is usually the best time and then again around 5pm. Tours usually show up around 10am and most people will be heading off to... More