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“Kids are so Welcome at PMA” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art
26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130
215-763-8100
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Ranked #1 of 262 Attractions in Philadelphia
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: An impressive collection of European art housed in a stately, neoclassical building.
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Philadelphia
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“Kids are so Welcome at PMA”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

Did you know that they want kids running around the amazing marble halls of the PMA?
Yep they even have something called a stroller tour for mom's and babies. Get the scoop on it here: http://www.hipsterhenry.com/thingstodo/strollertour. There are also amazing family programs on Sundays. The Every Family PArty is on 11/12/11 this year... They turn the whole place over to the kids with crafts, music and food. Don't miss it.

Visited September 2011
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“This Museum is Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

My family did not plan to really spend a lot of time at the museum, we mainly went to see the building, the famous "Rocky Steps", the view and the Rembrandt "Faces of Christ" special exhibit. We ended up staying for 3 hours and touring the whole museum from top to bottom.
It was absolutely awesome, my kids loved the Asian Art, as well as the swords and armored suites. I enjoyed all of the museum, especially the European and Asian wings. I think that young children would even enjoy spending time at this museum, it has so much to offer. I would allow at least 3 hours, but one could easily spend longer.

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atlanta
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“A great collection, well presented.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

Wear your walking shoes, this place is huge. I really liked the various rooms that displayed items of similar origin or from the same donor. Very lovely collection. The tea room and Asian collections were great. My husband and son liked the armor collection, but my son (16) did get bored. We let him do the Rocky run at the end, to lighten the mood.

Visited June 2011
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Brisbane, Australia
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“Pretty good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

This was huge, some of the exhibits were incredible

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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“Rembrandt & The Face of Jesus”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2011

At the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a Rembrandt exhibit which is called "Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus". We went expecting to see many paintings done by the famous dutch painter, Rembrandt. We found the exhibit was exclusively about paintings he and many of his students/school of Rembrandt artists produced depicting Jesus and Jesus-related scenes. It costs $25.00 per person to see. There are about 60 pieces in the exhibit.
I wish I would have waited til it was buy one get one ticket. Don't get me wrong, the Jesus images were exquisite, but you won't see any other Rembrandt's.! Enjoy anyway?

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