Philadelphia Museum of Art

Type: Architecture, Art & Culture, Art Museums, Classes or Instruction, Editor's Picks, Family Friendly, Museums



Map / Directions 10Best Says

This most world-class of art museums offers a stellar collection of art pieces from incredible artists such as Van Gogh, Monet, Pissarro, Picasso, and Rodin. Surrealist art is well represented by...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Main Building: Tue-Thu, Sat-Sun 10am-5pm; Fri 10am-8:45pm
  • Perelman Building: Tue-Sun 10am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Main Building Adult $16; Senior (65+) $14; Student $12; Child (13-18) $12; Child (12 and under) Free
    Perelman Building Adult $8; Senior (65+) $7; Student $6; Child (13-18) $6; Child (12 and under) Free

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  • Best Attractions & Activities: "On Friday afternoons, Art After Five turns the museum into a cocktail party with late hours, live music, and hors d'oeuvres and beverages for purchase."
  • Museums, Sightseeing: "Be sure to leave time to enjoy the azalea gardens behind the museum if you're there on a sunny day."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Many people visit this museum simply to run up the steps or visit the Rocky Statue nearby, although it houses truly incredible works of art.
  • Best for Museums Because: No visit to Philadelphia is complete without a visit here, whether you head inside or just run up the steps!
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: For may folks, this sight is equivalent to a visit to Philadelphia with many great works of art as well as the Rocky Statue.

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