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Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Address: 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2399
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+1 215-763-8100
Today
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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Great collections of World Art, beautifully installed, important and interesting exhibitions

I have been to the PMA many times over the last 25 years, and it just keeps getting better. This time in February, it was to see a major loan exhibition of American Watercolors... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been to the PMA many times over the last 25 years, and it just keeps getting better. This time in February, it was to see a major loan exhibition of American Watercolors that continues until May 14, which was both visually stunning and educational. There were beautiful watercolors in private collections that you would not see otherwise. Although... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of America's best museums. We especially loved the Japanese tea room and the live Cuban music and dancing happening in the foyer. Well organized and roomy.

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West Pittston, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not Much Into Art , But Museum Was Interesting. After Hour Or So Sorted All Looked The Same. Would Go Again , But Not Soon.

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Grantham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great destination inside and out (building, steps, sculptures). Went to American Watercolor exhibit and enjoyed thoroughly. Lots of great information through audio and booklet and, of course, wall plaques. Wish we had gone earlier as exhibit was big and only had a little time to revisit my favorite works in rest of museum. You really need a day or two... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is a lot here, aside from the van Gogh Sunflowers that everyone wants to see. I spent several hours concentrating on the Contemporary Art exhibition - wonderful works indeed, before a rushed view of the Asian art galleries. which include a complete Japanese tea house and the Reception Hall from the Palace of Duke Zhao (Zhaogongfu) and many contemporary... More 

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Voorhees, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the only venue for this show; it won't come to New York, Washington, Los Angeles, Boston, or Chicago. It contains an astounding range and depth of paintings that museums usually hide because of their fragiility - they can't withstand much exposure to light. What is astounding to anyone who painted with watercolors and knows how unforgiving the medium... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Top collection of Picasso and Matisse. LArgest collection of Duchamp in world. Old masters particularly Dutch genre painting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love to go on a Fri night- you can get an inexpensive dinner, listen to all kinds of live music and tour the museum. Free to members, too.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful museum that had so much to offer the visitor. Went on a "pay what you wish" Sunday but chose to pay full price to see the American Watercolor exhibit. Fantastic! Well run by the admissions people and security folks who help us all navigate safely while allowing us to enjoy the exhibit at our own pace .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked tickets online for what was a VERY popular exhibition. There were a large number of paintings displayed in some quite confined rooms which made viewing less pleasurable than it would have been on a less busy day

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