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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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The first thing I want to make clear is that you'll want to spend at least half a day at the museum if you're there to actually appreciate the art. My friend and I went with only... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Waunakee, Wisconsin

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Waunakee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

The first thing I want to make clear is that you'll want to spend at least half a day at the museum if you're there to actually appreciate the art. My friend and I went with only about 3 hours free and found that it just wasn't enough. There are so many exhibits and the purchase of a ticket gets... More 

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Rensselaer, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Only visited to run up the steps like Rocky!!! That part was fun. They have moved the Rocky statue to the sidewalk level, but would do it again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

I loved the impressionist exhibit, I've been to the Art museum several times so most of it isn't fresh for me but this really made the difference. It's a little pricey (25 for adults) but it's worth it to see something you won't find anywhere else. I walked away feeling a little better about my Art history knowledge. There's a... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We purchased a membership and were therefore able to attend on a number of occasions during our week. The collection is comprehensive and just one visit does not do it justice. We returned for a short hour or so each day as a break from our business activity

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We went to the Museum to see their regular Impressionist collection as well as the special Impressionists Exhibit. Add to the Rocky steps, lovely gardens and easy parking and you will have an excellent day!

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calgary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Excellent exhibit (until Sept. 13, 2015) that not only includes many fabulous paintings, but also explains how one art dealer almost went broke championing the Impressionists and essentially created a market for their much criticized and laughed at work. The audio tour is very well done and our 10 year old son even enjoyed it. TIPS : Avoid going on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

No visit to Philly is complete without going to the Museum of Art. You can spend an entire day in this sprawling museum, and the architecture alone is worth the visit. There's also the statue of Rocky right outside. And Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a great place to take leisurely stroll with your honey!

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Don't get me wrong, I love art museums, but this one was a little disappointing. Like most museums it had several rooms and floors of all types of art work from classical to modern but it lacked that signature piece that is a must see. Unless you count the Rocky statue and the famous steps from the movie. I really... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We were lucky to find out that there was a special Impressionist exhibit going on. The exhibit added to our knowledge and brought several private collection paintings here that we would have never been able to experience anywhere. The audio guide added to making the exhibit even more interesting, we took out time and had a nice lunch in the... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The best thing you can do in Philadelphia is the museum of art. Before you even get into the museum, you can enjoy the Rocky Statue and Rocky Steps - where you can see the remarkable Philly skyline.

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Additional Information about Philadelphia Museum of Art

Address: 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Phone Number: 215-763-8100
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:45 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:45 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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