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Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Address: 26th Street and the 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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Van Gogh

Sunflowers by Van Gogh are displayed there. This what makes it a special museum. Overall not bad experience. They have furniture displays of previous centuries, which is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Sunflowers by Van Gogh are displayed there. This what makes it a special museum. Overall not bad experience. They have furniture displays of previous centuries, which is interesting

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Matthews, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We are not art museum people, but at the suggestion of two former students, we visited the art museum and we spent two full days there. This is one of the more amazing places on the planet. It is closed on Mondays, so plan on two days minimum -- the admission buys you admission for two days, and you will... More 

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Philly burbs
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We went to see the Fractur exhibit at the Museum (on through April) which has gotten a lot of attention. It seems fairly extensive, laid out well in 2 rooms in the Perelman Building, with a lot of different examples. However, it’s really for people who already know what fractur is, as there is no guide, headphones, or literature. The... More 

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Overland Park, KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

What can I say--great collection of Art, run the Rocky stairs and see the statue etc. We visited on a cold, rainy day and while it was a little crowded, this is a big place and we really enjoyed it. A little on the expensive side, but not outrageous. Worth a visit.

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Berlin, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

What a giant museum. In the morning my boyfriend and i went for a 5 mile run and hit the "rocky steps" along the way, they came back in the afternoon to check out the art. The staff was all very courteous, knowledgeable and helpful. we only had two hours so they suggested some exhibits for us to see. the... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Visited the Philadelphia Museum of Art specifically for the "Represent: 200 Years of African American Art" exhibit. While there, we took a tour led by a very knowledgeable docent. The museum is cavernous, but friendly. It is not as stuffy as another nearby museum. There are no lines drawn on the floor over which you cannot cross. I feel comfortable... More 

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This is definitely one of Philly's best attractions. No matter how crowded it gets, it's never overwhelming. Great vibe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

It is truly a great museum, rates up with New York Metropolitan Museum and MOMA in New York City. Only 10 minutes from my office and the Sonesta Hotel.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

If you love art. go there. Go during the week when it is not so crowded. Check for discounts before you go.

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Olrando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

This museum has one of the best collection of French art. Blown away by the number of Monet's, Manet's, etc. A little disappointed in the American collection, rather limited. The amount of antique furniture is amazing. Love how the rooms are preserved and arranged.

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