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“Philly Museum of Art”

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Philadelphia Museum of Art General Admission
Ranked #1 of 444 things to do in Philadelphia
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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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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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“Philly Museum of Art”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

Second art museum that I have seen and found it easy to get lost in the collections. I was impressed with the different collections.

Visited August 2013
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Franca, SP
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“Just like in the movies”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

I was amazed by the view from PMA... Firs of all you can see almost all city from there, and second - what a place! So organized, clean and safe! Super recommend.

Visited July 2013
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“Statue of rocky the boxer”
Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Statue of rocky (Sylvester stallion )
Even though the place is historic in value it does need restoration.

Visited August 2013
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Yorktown Heights, NY
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“World Class Collection”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

The museum has an excellent collection of Asian artifacts including an authentic Japanese Tea House, an Indian Pillared Hall, and a full Chinese Reception Hall, as well as other treasures. The American art collection is also noteworthy. Visitors can easily spend an entire day at the museum. Also, there is a very good cafe on the first floor.

Visited September 2013
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Dover, Delaware
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“Phila at Christmas”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

You can't beat Philadelphia at Christmas. The Art museum and Christmas market were great fun. There was so much to see and do and so little time.

Visited December 2012
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