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Philadelphia Museum of Art

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2399
+1 215-763-8100
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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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2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2399
+1 215-763-8100
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was 94, but I just had to run up them as fast as you can. All fans then know what I did at at top of the steps.. Great location and a must if your here.

Thank Tandil19
Reviewed 5 days ago

Yes, it's a hassle to get into the city but it is worth it to see this museum. There are always interesting exhibits in quite a variety of mediums, even neon this visit.

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 5 days ago

Although I am not an artsy person, my wife, our two children and I truly enjoyed the museums exhibits and history. The museum is located near Schuylkill river and offers fantastic views of Philly skyline directly from atop the Rocky's steps. Nearby riverfront is great...More

Thank Ljudevit P
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've been to Philly many times, yet this was the first time I wandered into the Art Museum. There were so many famous works and stunning pieces that I could stare at all day! The staff was AMAZING and so helpful! The guided tours are...More

Thank maddieschindele
Reviewed 6 days ago

Philadelphia Museum of Art is an amazing building architecturally. It also has great paintings and different exhibits. Definitely a place to go for Philadelphians and tourists

Thank lisa m
Reviewed 6 days ago

I must admit that, while I did not go inside the museum, I was very pleased by the steps leading up to it. Unlike some other, lesser stairs, these stairs both have a lovely presentation and are quite practical. Made famous by the Rocky movie,...More

Thank Morgan H
Reviewed 6 days ago

I didn't understand why our tickets were good for 2 days ~ but we needed 2 days to see everything! What a great place to see all kinds of art. The employees are very nice, helpful and knowledgeable. Would definitely go back again!

Thank pappysmom
Reviewed 6 days ago

Of course when you arrive it is a prerequisite that you run up the steps while whistling the Rocky theme. Once you're inside you will be in awe of all the magnificent art works. While still under a major restoration some areas may be off...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful excursion for the family..great picture opportunity at the top of the Rocky Steps ..parking is tricky,

Thank Jayson R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this fantastic museum. Museum includes fantastic collection of Impressionist artists, modern art, furniture, to mention a few exhibits. Be sure to rent an audio guide to use during museum visit. Fantastic photography exhibit by Michael Nichols, a National Geographic contributor. Take the free...More

Thank NancyGail
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May 8, 2017|
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Response from MrAntoineJ | Reviewed this property |
Not necessarily. The best bargain is Sundays, when you get in free, or pay what you like.
Victoria D
April 22, 2017|
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Response from zevb | Reviewed this property |
The museum charges general admission (all tickets are good for 2 days) You can go to any of the exhibits with the admission ticket. Adult: $20. Age 65+: $18. student: $14. children 13-18: $14. children age 12 and under... More
March 29, 2017|
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Response from Janspar | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I really can't answer that. In my experience though, right when a gallery or museum opens is usually the best time and then again around 5pm. Tours usually show up around 10am and most people will be heading off to... More