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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 - 8:45 pm
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Hours:
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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One of the Best Museum Experiences I have ever had!

This museum is very well laid out and very walkable. Being able to enter separate rooms along a main hallway while avoiding crowds and loud annoying people makes the experience... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Tucson, AZ
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Tucson, AZ
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This museum is very well laid out and very walkable. Being able to enter separate rooms along a main hallway while avoiding crowds and loud annoying people makes the experience much more enjoyable! The art matches the best museums of Europe: The Louvre, Musee D'Orsay, London's National Gallery. I was shocked by how great a museum this city has created!... More 

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I went on Wednesday after taking pictures by the Rocky Statue and climbing the stairs. Turns out the museum is free will donation on Wednesdays after 5pm - normally $20 a person. The museum itself is wonderful with a variety of different types of art. The different categories of art on display are American, Asian, European, Contemporary,... More 

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Monroe, Louisiana, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My sons aND husband wanted to see state and run the same steps that were in the Rocky movie. They had no interest in seeing art museum. We parked at the museum thinking it would cost $12. It ended up costing $32. We got charged from 1 admission to the museum. Be forewarned about parking there!

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

This is the most precious gem of Philadelphia. The majestic building, the gorgeous interior, the amazing exhibitions, everything you must see when you are in Philly. I have been here so many times. The walkway around the museum gives you a very nice view of the city. The most beautiful part is the front lawn, you can enjoy "Rocky" steps... More 

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Arnold, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an amazing place. But you can't take flash photography so bring a camera that does not require a flash. We did not know not to take pictures with a flash until we were told. We were on a short time schedule so we just saw the items at the top of the program. Also be very careful on... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Way better value than most art museums. Variety of Monets, van Gogh, Degas, Manet, Homer, Etc. Large displays of American art, and period furniture and glassware. We spent about 4 hours, just did the first floor and a small part of the second. Staff was very helpful. Wednesday after 5:00pm the price drops to 1 penny!! Full price ticket for... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago 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 3 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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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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