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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 - 8:45 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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One of the best Art Museums in the U.S.A.

Excellent art museum that can rival any art museum in Europe. Wonderful exhibits on different centuries in art including Impressionism and art of the Italian Renaissance. Many... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Excellent art museum that can rival any art museum in Europe. Wonderful exhibits on different centuries in art including Impressionism and art of the Italian Renaissance. Many paintings by artists like Monet, Picasso, Cezanne, Klimt, Degas, and even a Dali. Besides art, there are other forms of visual art like decorative arts, furniture, glass art, etc. Museum also has a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I should be ashamed of myself for just getting around to review this Awesome Museum & Philly Landmark...The Rocky Steps!! I have taken for granted how rich the culture is in Philadelphia. I was renewed and became a fan again after on Mother's Day..Mom was was visiting and hadn't been to the museum in a few years, so it was... More 

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Of course the art is the obvious draw to this building, but the building itself is an architectural wonder! Café is excellent.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Everyone talks about The Barnes. (And they should - it's amazing.) But the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a very big surprise. It is a great old building and some of the rooms are huge. What's spectacular is that the art in those rooms is on a scale that could only be accommodated by such a building. It's a real... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We are very fortunate to have this museum in Philadelphia. Most of us locals tend to forget this gem. The architecture alone is magnificent, worth a visit just for that. The art is some of the best in the country. If you look on their website you'll find that they have different events and themes happening all the time. I've... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Special exhibits are a standout here, but the regular collection is also superb. A fine building, too, including the Rocky steps.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

PMA (Philadelphia museum of Art) is a world class art museum. From the palatial building to it's neighboring (walkable) sister museums on the avenue, to it's special 'traveling' exhibits, this place is a must for art lovers and novices alike.

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Mount Washington, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Plan to spend a few hours here. There is a lot to see. Art work from many time periods, including an extensive collection of armor and weapons. Admission was $20 but worth the money. Plus, we got a ticket for a second day with our admission. The ticket said also admission to the Rodin museum but we ran out of... More 

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Mahwah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Excellent and educational exhibits to learn from. There was a choice of private or group tours. Fantastic place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The collection is strong and the location is perfect. Its not the Museum of Modern Art or The new Whittney in NYC but its good. Pulling a Rocky is a good idea too especially if you are staying at The Four Seasons which isn't far. Burns off 1/4 the calories of a cheesesteak

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