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Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Address: 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2399
Phone Number: 12157638100
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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
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As one of the largest museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum...

As one of the largest museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum of Art invites visitors from around the world to explore its renowned collections, acclaimed special exhibitions, and enriching programs, both in person and online. Rising majestically at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the Philadelphia Museum of Art stands as one of the great art institutions of the world. In the over 125 years since its founding, it has grown far beyond the limits originally set for it. Today, the Museum houses over 225,000 works of art encompassing some of the greatest achievements of human creativity, and offers a wealth of exhibitions and educational programs for a public of all ages.

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Art Lover Paradise!

This museum was so much more than I expected! I want to go back to continue my visit! We easily spent 2.5 hours and were not done. They have an impressive collection, and I... read more

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This museum was so much more than I expected! I want to go back to continue my visit! We easily spent 2.5 hours and were not done. They have an impressive collection, and I enjoyed it tremendously. I particularly like the rooms "reproduction" of the different eras and cultures. They are affiliated with the Rodin Museum down the road (another... More 

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Aix-les-Bains, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent 4 hours to see everything. It is amazing to see the quantity of chef d'oeuvres that are in this museum. You cannot miss it. Plenty of delicious impressionist, it is true that the americans were collectionists of the impressionist when they were criticized in France. I recommend.

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Newcastle, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Many different rooms and types of art so plan carefully. However we found the staff very unhelpful and they give us misleading directions. Good museum shop with lots of stuff. Having wandered around for 90 minutes an unhelpful attendant asked my partner to leave his bag downstairs / fair enough, but shy after 90 minutes. Very few seats and strangely... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum is within walking distance within the city center area. It's a lovely museum with a quality selection of art. It's easy to maneuver the museum and you can do a pretty thorough viewing within a couple of hours. They have a museum shop with over priced items. The museum cafeteria offers a wide variety of items including a... More 

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Oxford, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We wandered through fabulous exhibits, starting with the African Art tour which was colorful, and fascinating. Then we moved to the main museum after a stroll along the river adjacent to the Museum. The Museum has a full day of tours so we took the American Art tour. The enthusiastic guide lead us through an informative hour long tour which... More 

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The building is a masterpiece. The entrance humbles and amazes you with the golden Diana at the top of gigantic stairs... The rubens tapestry makes you realise immediately you re in for a spectacular treat... And then the masterpieces are countless... The Chagall opera decor on the wall behind the stairs of the back entrance blew me away. The Marcel... More 

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Almere
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had to visit the steps of the first Rocky movie. It was nice to see there was a statue of him made. As everybody else we had to make pictures like Rocky on top of the stairs.

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Middlesex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lot of things to see. All different time periods in history, from Rome,knights,Christ days & etc. So much to see. Your ticket is for two days. You will need that. Put on your walking shoes.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our third visit to this museum. It and the Art Institute of Chicago are among our favorites in the nation. We greatly enjoy its collection of Impressionist paintings and suggest that visitors arrive around 10AM to tour that collection before having lunch on-site in the relaxing Granite Hill restaurant. After enjoying cocktails with your lunch, proceed to tour... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lately I've been touring around and decided to go to the museum. I honestly was quite surprised to know that I enjoyed it. If around you should go take a tour worth the visit

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