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Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art

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2600 Benjamin Franklin PkwyPhiladelphiaPennsylvania 19130
215-763-8100
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World-class Philadelphia Museum of Art

Experience the world of art at one of the largest museums in the United States! With a collection of over 225,000 objects, some of Philadelphia Museum of Art's finest collections include its European collections, its arms and armor collection, its American collection, and its costume and textile collection. The museum holds thrilling special exhibits to compliment it permanent exhibitions, as well as offers a great variety public programming and special events throughout the year including its annual renowned Contemporary Craft Show.

Details

Hours -

The Main Building is open: Tuesday-Sunday from 10am-5pm. Extended hours on Wednesdays and Friday evenings to 8:45pm. Closed Mondays.

Prices -

Admission prices include two-day access to the main Museum building, the Perelman Building, the Rodin Museum, and Historic House Mount Pleasant. Adults $20; Senior (65+) $18; Students and Youth (13-18) $14; Children (12 and under) and Members are free.

Events

  • Walking tours
  • Art After 5
  • Collection tours
  • Family programs
  • Contemporary Craft Show

Activities

  • Dining & Shopping
  • Films
  • Colonial Historic House Tours & Museum tours
  • Special and permanent exhibitions
Hours & Prices are subject to change; please visit the attraction's official website for current rates and times.

Historic Houses Tours

The Museum offers tours of two of Philadelphia’s finest historic houses dating back to America’s colonial era and located in beautiful Fairmount Park. The Mount Pleasant Tour allows visitors to experience an elegant country estate with rooms showing the detailed artistry of the city’s finest craftsmen of the period. On the Cedar Grove Tour, visitors can glimpse the interior of a house that served as the summer home for five generations of a local family. The house has had many additions over the years and incorporated many innovative architectural features. House tour admission is included with regular Museum admission or is $5 for adults and $3 for all others.

Museum Policies

To protect the art and ensure a safe and pleasant environment for guests, the Museum asks guests to not touch the art, do not sit or step on ledges and platforms, be courteous when using mobile phones, check large bags and large umbrellas, and do not eat or drink in the galleries. Strollers and child-carrier backpacks are not permitted in the special exhibition galleries and may be prohibited from other galleries as needed. Photography and sketching are generally permitted but with limitations such as no flash photography. Contact Visitors Services for more information.

FAQs

  • What is the floor plan/layout of the museum?


    The main Museum building has three floors of galleries: The Ground Floor, the First Floor, and the Second Floor. Restrooms are provided in each floor. The Museum’s restaurant and cafeteria are located on the Ground Floor, while the cafe is on the First Floor. For more information visit: www.philamuseum.org/visit/54-5.html
  • Are dining options available on site?


    The Museum offers a variety of dining options ranging from quick bites to leisurely lunches. Granite Hill is the Museum’s premier restaurant offering a French bistro atmosphere and menu. The Cafeteria serves quick bites and sit-down options, while the Balcony Cafe is a great spot to take a break in between galleries. If you’re visiting the Perelman, the Gallery Cafe at Perelman, is perfect for a light snack or lunch.

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