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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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Very nice art museum with lots to see. We went on a wednesday night (after 5) which is a pay what you wish admission. We thought it would be very crowded because of this but it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Taylorville, Illinois

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Taylorville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Very nice art museum with lots to see. We went on a wednesday night (after 5) which is a pay what you wish admission. We thought it would be very crowded because of this but it didn't seem crowded because of how large the museum is

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Average museum if you are European. The building itself and the view from the terrasse are worth the visit. Otherwise, the collection of art offers a large view of what was done over centuries but remains modest compared to its european counterparts.

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Aurora,Il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

No idea about the actual museum, just checked out the rocky steps. We took the public plash bus. It worked very nice. Stay on until stop 15. Stop 11 is on the backside. Stay for stop 15.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This was the first time My Lady and I had visited the Philadelphia Museum of Art. We went solely to see the Paul Durand-Ruel Impressionists Exhibition. To attend, one had to purchase a ticket with entry at a specific time. Groups were allowed entry in15-minute intervals. The audio tour was exceptionally well developed with thorough orations that were concise and... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

A wonderful museum that host exceptional exhibits in addition to its rich permanent collection. Just saw the Impressionists exhibit - It was breathless! Every Friday the Museum hosts a cultural or musical venture from 5:30 pm on and is open until 8:30 pm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

One of the best museums with a vast collection. You'll spend easily a full day and still want to come back again. Great paintings collection. Worth every minute of the visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Like many, I've always taken the existence of Impressionist art as some kind of force of nature - we had old fashioned painting and then - boom - expressionism bursts forth. What this fascinating exhibition walked us through was the journey of the artists plus the Paul Durand-Ruel, the art dealer who is credited with bringing impressionism into the mainstream... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

The hours of a single calendar day will never be enough to give one a chance to experience the entirety of the exquisiteness and opulence of the displays and architecture that are the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

we went to see the exhibition and we were not disappointed one bit. This part of the museum can get very busy though. The audio guide and further explanations throughout the exhibition are well done.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This museum was so much better than I anticipated. You can tell that an architectural art historian was responsible for its development. This museum was not just one with paintings on the wall, but rather you got a feel for the era of the art that was displayed due to the decor of the rooms. For instance, there was a... More 

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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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