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Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Address: 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Phone Number: 215-763-8100
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 8:45 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 8:45 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: An impressive collection of European art housed in a stately, neoclassical...
An impressive collection of European art housed in a stately, neoclassical building.
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We weren't inside the museums (I thinks Philadelphia is a very expensive city for this kind of things, museums and stuff), but the way up here is interesting. You can go having a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Ajaltoun
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

In the European Art section I expected more paintings and artwork but instead a lot furniture is found which is not a bad thing but I'm more of a painting/sculpture person.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We weren't inside the museums (I thinks Philadelphia is a very expensive city for this kind of things, museums and stuff), but the way up here is interesting. You can go having a walk from the Love park (witch isn't that interesting, only a very small sculpture, disappointing), where you find a beautiful view of the museum and the avenue.... More 

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Canton, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

You can walk the steps to the museum and get a photo of your best Rocky(movie) moments. You can drive there and there is metered self parking in front and around the museum before the traffic circle to the museum.

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Fallbrook, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I loved my visit. I went on a Wednesday and was able to participate in the weekly wednesday festivity. For my trip we were able to paint on a small canvas for free !

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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Almost overwhelming. Just when you think you've seen too much art, there are entire buildings within the walls of the Museum that are just marvelous

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Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

There are many interactive exhibits and she ran the Rocky steps and took lots of pictures on her phone.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Leave yourself plenty of time to see this wonderful museum. Whatever your interest - you're likely to find some of it represented here. Except Egypt and Ancient Near East. For that go to U Penn.

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Chattanooga Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Some museums can be...well...a little overwhelming. But, I found this one very user-friendly. I especially liked the special exhibitions. The Cafe is great for starters and the grounds around the museum provide great photo ops #RockyRocks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The only reason why I'm writing this review is to talk about the view from the top of the stairs of the museum. I didn't go in it, so I have no idea how it looks like inside, but from the outside it is absolutely beautiful. From the top of the stairs you can see the city and some sculptures.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Here it goes - I am writing this knowing that I will come under some criticism but I feel I must say. I traveled across Europe many many times and have seen the best museums in the world. Having moved to Philadelphia 6 years ago, I was in NO rush to see the art museum because - well because I... More 

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