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Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Address: 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2399
Phone Number:
+1 215-763-8100
Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Tue 10:00 - 17:00
Wed 10:00 - 20:45
Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 10:00 - 20:45
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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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Enjoyed extensive European and Asian exhibits with local family who are museum members. Tea rom and gift shops were excellent.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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Enjoyed extensive European and Asian exhibits with local family who are museum members. Tea rom and gift shops were excellent.

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If you like watercolor this is a great exhibit. The detail in some of the paintings is exquisite. Interesting to learn how watercolors were considered to be a "womanly" medium, and the many talented, previously unknown, at least to me, female watercolorists there are.

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I love this museum...it is on par with The Metropolitan Art museum in NYC. It ahs a fantastic kids' art program and many museum art activities for kids!

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This museum is just great!! We visit it every time we are in Philly. We discover new things to view every time. You need more than a day to really appreciate it all.

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I barely saw anything in 3 hours though what i did see was amazing and beautiful! I had no idea it would take as long as it did or that so much could be found in one building! I could have spent a week to really see everything but i went on my last day in Philly. If museums are... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Now i get it I'm pretty young but still I mean some of the stuff in here is boring and other is very interesting like the parts about the knights and Japanese homes are very interesting but even though I'm catholic I still think the catholic part is bad I could see all that art in a my local church

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I have spent many hours at the the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) and during a recent visit I was curious to learn more about the provenance of the John G. Johnson collection of European art, mostly of the 15th and 16th centuries, on the second floor. Since these paintings are the property of the City of Philadelphia I wanted... More 

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We arrived in Philadelphia wanting to take in as much as we can of both the history and culture Philadelphia has to offer. The museum is well worth the visit. We went during the Wednesday specials they offer and ended up exploring the majority of the museum. The European art has many classical masters including Van Gogh, Picasso, Matisse and... More 

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The Philadelphia Art Museum is spectacular. The Philadelphia Art Museum has so much to offer. Especially, incredible ever changing Art from all over the Globe! Plan an outing with your friends or family to the Art Museum, whether you are a guest here or a natural born Philadelphian. The history and beauty of the building alone will be worth the... More 

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$20 entry fee. Huge place with interesting exhibits. Spare at least a few hours. Good photo opportunities in and outside of the museum. Remember to take a picture with Rocky. Quite impressive that most visitors queue orderly to take a picture with Rocky. Must visit place if you visit Philly.

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