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“One of the best” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Philadelphia Museum of Art General Admission
Ranked #1 of 412 things to do in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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Salem, Oregon
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“One of the best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

The building is enormous but easy to get tour with my mobility scooter. Full range of art but my favorite was contemporary and modern. They allow pictures of their permanent collection which is important to me as these are my memories for later years when I can no longe travel. Nice cafeteria and gift shop.

Visited May 2013
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Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“AN EXCELLENT MUSEUM”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Great diversity - pay attention to the special events available at the museum. It pays to become a member if you plan to visit on a regular basis.

Visited February 2013
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Edinburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“worth the visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

A great visit, well worth taking the time.
Plenty of variety.
IT could be improved by more seating areas in some of the galleries.

Visited May 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“um big?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Its a beautiful display of art..but it is HUGE. Need more than a day if you are a true art lover. It's also like most world renowned museums, expensive. They have specials like now a Wed or some weekday pay what you wish deal. Grab it.

Visited November 2012
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MInneapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“So much to see!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

My husband had a convention in Philly. One day I walked from the convention Center to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It was a beautiful day and a lovely walk. There were places to eat along the way and also the Rodin Museum was along the way. It was the first Sunday of the month , so for admission you pay what you want . I also bought the audio which was very helpful and was 5 dollars. I highly recommend using it . They also had a quick guide. It took awhile to see it all , but it had many different works of art.

Visited May 2013
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