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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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Spend A Day in the Philadelphia Art Museum

Your entry fee allows you to explore all of the floors of the Philadelphia Art Museum, home of the artwork of many different cultures covering hundreds of years. History comes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Your entry fee allows you to explore all of the floors of the Philadelphia Art Museum, home of the artwork of many different cultures covering hundreds of years. History comes alive when you are viewing the artwork and cultural pieces from hundreds of years ago. You are given as much time as you want during operating hours to enjoy all... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum is jam packed with great works of art and exhibits. It is a must see if you visit the area. There is a cafeteria and restaurant on the bottom level, go for the cafeteria the salad bar was very well stocked and soups were not bad.

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Granby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visit the museum for 2 hour and a half and we only got thew time to visit the quarter of the museum. The contemporary art collection is quite impressive. We especially enjoy the Marcel Duchamp installation.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I came here only to climb the steps, a la Rocky. It was kinda crowded (the Rock n Roll half marathon had just ended) and there seemed to be a Crossfit class taking place on the steps. We jogged up them while playing the theme to Rocky. You get a nice view at the top, but most... More 

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Gaithesrburg, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrived Friday afternoon in Philadelphia and thanks to this museum opening late on Fridays, we had a very enjoyable time. The artwork is spectacular and so is the view of Philadelphia from the top of the "Rocky" steps in the courtyard. In addition, your ticket includes not only the main building but its other annex museums such as the Rodin... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As with most major museums the PMA has an extensive collection of fabulous art. Unless you have many hours or a couple days to spend there, you may want to focus on certain collections (which is what we did). We found the PMA easy to navigate and staff were helpful. Additionally, the architecture of the building is stunning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Pound for pound the PMA is the best art museum in the world. Up there with The Leopold in Vienna. Its late 19th and 20th century collection is outstanding with a particular "shout out" to Marcel Duchamp!

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Polcenigo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is an outstanding art museum! It has everything: early European art, Impressionists (lots of Monet--my favorite,) Asian art, a Japanese tea garden, sculpture, and more. We especially liked the Renaissance rooms that were set up. There is even part of a French abbey from the 1600s. Lots of American masters and modern art as well. Takes at least 2-3... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Museum was closed. Although it looked appealing, we were there for one thing: To take a picture with the statue of Rocky Balboa and run the steps that he made famous. We succeeded at both... It is a must if you go to Philadelphia!!

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A wonderful easy to negotiate museum - one of the best Art Museums in the world. Skillfully displayed - a wonderland for the eyes and mind.

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