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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
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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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The Philadelphia Museum of Art is arguably among the finest art museums in the U.S., and perhaps in the world, and it is classically beautiful. It is certainly among the largest... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 26, 2015
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Lewes, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2015

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is arguably among the finest art museums in the U.S., and perhaps in the world, and it is classically beautiful. It is certainly among the largest. My wife and I visited recently to see the current exhibition, Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting. There were more than a half dozen galleries containing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Among the best art museums in the U.S. For kids, check out their wonderful collection of arms & armor -- there are also some beautiful coats of arms hanging on the windows of that gallery.

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Granger, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2015

The massive number and variety of artists. The fine detailed work and the many floors make this visit very enjoyable.

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Kings Park, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2015

We could spend an entire day here and still not see everything! Good thing your ticket purchase gets you one day at the museum PLUS the consecutive days visit as well!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2015

Impressionist exhibit ( temporary) was outstanding. Catch it if you can. A visit after 3pm ( museum closes at 5) can save you money, otherwise it could cost well over $60 including parking.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is more than one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. After running up the stairs a la Rocky on the outside, you'll enjoy walking leisurely around the inside. The collection of art is staggering. From master painters to master sculptures. Take your time and enjoy one of the truly finest museums in the world. If you're in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2015

A very interesting museum, especially the exhibition of Japanese temple and traditional homes.Definitely a place worth visiting in the city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015

You can see impresionist and a very nice japanese gallery. the building is gogeous. I really enjoy it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

It is a wonderful museum! 3 hours was not enough to visit it. If you like european art, you will see entire living rooms, painted and decorated with original furniture, lamps, sofas, chairs,carpets,paintings, all so beautiful! At the oriental area a complete Japanese tea house with gardens, and a Chinese reception hall with original ceilings and columns: amazing! And the... More 

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015

With the Barnes down the street, just past the Rodin Museum, this Museum is the jewel in the crown. If you like Renoir, Degas, Cezanne, Van Gogh, etc. , this is the place to go.

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