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Allentown Art Museum

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Address: 31 N 5th St., Allentown, PA 18101
Phone Number: 610 432-4333
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We specifically go to New York Pickle for their outstanding pickles, olives and more. Also, across the aisle from them is a place that makes vegan desserts that we occasionally get.

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Schnecksvill, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

If you have not checked it out, you really need to do that. I think the museum displays are organized well. It is such a relaxing way to spend time to go through this Art Museum. One of my favorite displays is the Frank Lloyd Wright Room they were so blessed to get many years ago. This is still one... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I visited here on a Sunday with my girlfriend; admission is free on Sundays. The museum has three different floors and the selections are very good. This isnt the largest museum of art out there, but it is the best one in the Allentown area.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I had to write a paper for my humanities class about a museum and I was not looking forward to going but once I got there, I REALLY had a great time! The artwork was beautiful and the day that I was there, they had a couple dancing and other people honoring the Hispanic culture. They even have a section... More 

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Allentown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very nice gallery with interesting visiting exhibits. It's a shame it doesn't seem to get as much traffic as it deserves

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Sunday it is free to get into the museum. I have taken my children here many times. On the third floor they offer interactive crafts for the children to experience the museum in a hands on way. Great time for the family and a great place to take children!

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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Allentown Art Museum is worth the stop. Besides the regular showcase paintings they bring in great exhibits throughout the year. You can also host an event at the Museum with a separate room for meetings or banquets.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Well stocked and run for a small town museum. There is a large religious gallery upon entering the museum and a fine American artist gallery on ground floor. Several well-heeled and successful local families have contributed art, time and money to ensure the success of the museum. Do visit if in town.

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Glenolden, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

As I stated in past reviews of other venues, I am always looking for something free or inexpensive to do with my grandchildren on weekends. Usually I take them out in the Allentown/Bethlehem area where they live. I do lots of internet searches to find something new, exciting, different, and stimulating. Two weeks ago, I found that the Allentown Art... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love taking my little Princess to the Allentown Art Museum on Sunday. She has met the jazz singer Janet Lawson during a Jazz section. She also met Author of the book "Smile" by Raina Telgemeir . Both of them were so sweet and pose with my daughter and I took their photos that I treasure.I also bought the book... More 

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