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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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Rocky for a day!

When in Philly, do as Sly Stalone does. I ran up the steps, sang the song in my head and enjoyed every minute of it even though it was a thousand degrees outside. Then we went... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When in Philly, do as Sly Stalone does. I ran up the steps, sang the song in my head and enjoyed every minute of it even though it was a thousand degrees outside. Then we went in the Museum, This was the first time on my trip to Philly I found a bar mid-day! I got myself a cider and... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent a Sunday browsing the galleries, and then took a coffee around the premises outside to some new statues and catch a beautiful sunset above the river

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was quite pleased with the collections in the Museum. It was very surprising to see entire rooms displayed! I did book our tickets online and that helped to bring down the cost by a few dollars.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Need to have about three hours to see important historical paintings. Also, it is a good place for lunch. Gift shop is OK.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with the family and had a great time .... Can't wait to go back again soon... So much fun..... So much to see for just one day!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The approach to this magnificent building along the Ben Franklin Parkway is unforgettable, as is the view of center city Philadelphia from the top of the grand entrance stairs. Convenient centre city bus stop at West Entrance. This is a great all-inclusive museum minus the crowds of the Metropolitan Museum or the National Gallery of Art. Rogier van der Weyden's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is not only filled with fantastic paintings, furniture, sculpture, jewelry and countless other treasures, but it sits at the end of the stately Benjamin Franklin Parkway and is surrounded by beautiful grounds and the river. It is famous, of course, for the "Rocky Steps" from the movie, and visitors are always seen running up the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow, this placed is huge and has a ton of awe-inspiring art work! I was also amazed at the architecture inside -- a tea room, ceiling from a temple, etc, etc... The only person in our group that wasn't thrilled was our 6 year old. He would have been happy walking up and down the stairs during our visit. This... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the Miseum when I was on a two day visit to Philadelphia. The museum has beautiful art work. Many paintings from different eras. The facility was clean. Tnere were many security guards placed around the museum. I think they were there for the safety of the articles but nonetheless it's nice to feel safe. When I visited the Rocky... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I attended 4 free guided tours in this beautiful museum on the same day. All the guides are knowledgeable and charming. Although the admission was kind of expensive-$20, these guided tours made it well worth it.

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