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Set within a lively urban neighborhood, commanding a spectacular view of Fairmount Park, and just across the street from the main Museum building, the Perelman Building galleries and study centers showcase some of the Museum's most comprehensive...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2302
We stopped for the Rocky Statue photo op and stair climb only (photos taken and moved on, didn't go in). Beware of people who try to bond with you near the place where Rocky stood (marked by a placeholder in ground), offer to take your...More
Great period rooms with architectural displays spanning a range of cultures and eras. Enjoyed the visit very much but the museum is a bit on the older side in terms of lighting, set up and displays. New York, Chicago, and Boston have all added newer...More
There was art of course, which was good. Also glimpses into the past with furniture & utensil displays. Fun to guess what they were! It was obvious that the guides love the items in the museum. They want to protect & share the beauty.
Yes it the same ones Rocky did. Ok he did seven, the stunt double did the whole stair case. If you just want to see the Rocky statue, don’t run up the stairs, it on the right under the trees.
Turn around and great view...More
Amazing collection of early European art, along with recreated rooms from around the world from Japanese tea houses to English drawing rooms. How did they move those plaster ceilings intact?? And al of these spaces are hung with sublime works of art from medieval to...More
If you use the entrance area after you come up from the underground parking which has an elevator,I believe I noticed a handicapped ramp to enter to use for entrance to the main section where you buy tickets as well as other... More
If you use the entrance area after you come up from the underground parking which has an elevator,I believe I noticed a handicapped ramp to enter to use for entrance to the main section where you buy tickets as well as other information.You should make sure by calling the museum,it is well worth the trip.