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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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I really enjoyed this place the views from the steps looking back at city centre were great. I went on Wednesday at 5pm, because it is pay your own price I paid one dollar... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed this place the views from the steps looking back at city centre were great. I went on Wednesday at 5pm, because it is pay your own price I paid one dollar otherwise you pay about 20 dollars and it does not shut to 8.45pm. It is also pay your own price the first Sunday of each month.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the best Art Museums in the country, it offers stunning pieces of art, great exhibits and the grounds are perfect to get lost on for hours on end! You must visit!

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West Orange
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A group of friends toured the Philadelphia Museum of Art this past Saturday. One member of the group arranged for a private tour-of course , as one would expect there was a fee paid in advance. The fee also included Museum Admission. The Museum is wonderful with a worthy collection. However , the highlight of the morning spent at the... More 

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Kansas City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This museum has an impressive collection and we had a wonderful time here. Definitely worth adding to your list.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Others are possibly better informed to comment on the art collection itself; I will only address the gift shop. It's hands down, the BEST museum gift shop I've ever been in, and I've been in many (Chicago, New York, Paris, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Francisco, etc.) I literally found myself thinking I could buy any present I will need to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the Creative Africa exhibit across the street from the main building. We have previously appreciated their collection of Impressionist paintings in the main gallery.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum ranks up their with the MOMA and the metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. Many exhibits to see and there are guided tours. Don't let the $20 admission price be a barrier it is a suggested price, we saw some patrons paying as little as $5 to get in. A word of warning,outside the museum the the Rocky... More 

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Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were hosting friends from out of town when someone suggested we visit the Rocky Steps and the Art Museum. I was not crazy about driving into the city but we did. I live 30 minutes away and never toured it. Surprised!! We had a wonderful time and not enough hours to see it all. So much variety of artwork... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended a lecture titled "If These Walls Could Talk" this past Sunday for members. The presenter was a retired education staffer. She was fabulous. Her presentation was interesting, informed and tasteful. I usally start to nod out during these types of presentations. This volunteer kept me fully engaged for the hour or so. Everybody should catch her presentation. Well worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Other than the Rocky stairs and pictures of you looking Rocky-ish the art museum is at least a full day experience IF you love and fully appreciate art. HUGE (in a non-Trump way).

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