Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Art Museum · West Philadelphia
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130, United States
Open until 5:00 PM (Show more)
  • Tue–Thu, Sat–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 10:00 AM–8:45 PM
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Yes (incl. American Express)

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the largest art museums in the United States. We have world-class collections, exhibitions, programs...and some pretty well-known steps.


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    Chris M.
    "Make sure you check out the Rocky feet at the top of the steps!"(30 Tips)
    Teri R.
    "Art after 5 on Fridays .. free and always popular."(9 Tips)
    Brett G.
    "Van Gogh and a modern artist walk into an art museum..."(6 Tips)
    Tingting S.
    "Very nice museum and the Duchamp inhibition makes everything"(6 Tips)
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  • Rodrigo A.

    Amazing museum rocky steps

    Rodrigo Artavia · 11 hours ago
  • Todd J.

    What a great mueseum!! So much to see and the staff was very helpful. Highlight was seeing Diana by Saint Gaudens.

    Todd Johnson · 1 week ago
  • Brandy B.

    beautiful space and building. amazing permanent collection.

    Brandy Bones · 2 weeks ago
  • Andrew F.

    Run up the stairs and pretend that you're Rocky!

    Andrew Furman · 3 weeks ago
  • Tingting S.

    Spend my whole day there still not enough. Very nice museum and the Duchamp inhibition makes everything different.

    Tingting Song · 3 weeks ago
  • Ricardo S.

    Beautiful museum, rocky stairs and scenic view over the city!

    Ricardo Seixas · October 27
  • Lily

    A lovely building with a great section of modern art.

    Lily · October 24
  • Campbell B.

    Rocky isn't real. Celebrate real Philly heroes here and everywhere else in the city.

    Campbell Bird · October 22
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  • Luis H.

    Marcel Duchamp is a must see

    Luis Herrera · September 19
  • ImSo_Brooklyn

    Museum. Nice decor!

    ImSo_Brooklyn · September 8
  • Jake S.

    There is almost too much to see in this vast collection, but the Arms and Armor section should not be missed.

    Jake Smith · August 26
  • Nikkster

    One word: STELLAR. Or how about BREATHTAKING...I came during an impressionist exhibit that was well worth the extra $5. You get access to 3 locations and are allowed 2 days to enjoy every single bit!

    Nikkster · August 8
  • Patrick W.

    Great modern collection

    Patrick Ward · August 3
  • Joe C.

    If you've yet to try Art After 5, you really should try it. Fun unique date idea!

    Joe C · July 25
  • Julia T.

    Fantastic collection, very diverse, great modern art, and lots of galleries and special events for kids.

    Julia Truten · July 12
  • Christine S.

    Beautiful grounds. Beautiful building. Lots of history. A must see while in Philly.

    Christine S · June 29
  • Curtis S.

    Very interesting rooms where they've imported entire floors, doorways, walls to add to the art experience.

    Curtis Shoung · June 27
  • Meagan L.

    Could spend forever here! Loved this place!!!

    Meagan Loo · June 5
  • Rachel W.

    FABULOUS art museum! It took me 8 years to get inside, and when I did I never wanted to leave.

    Rachel Whinnery · May 31
  • David

    Nice to walk around the grounds. They have regular events, too.

    David · May 23
  • Dave R.

    Fantastic museum - you could easily spend a full day or so here. The modern European collection of impressionists was breathtaking...

    Dave Richard · April 29
  • Armagan A.

    Feel yourself as Rocky Balboa😜😜

    Armagan Aksoy · March 22
  • The Ritz-Carlton

    This is one of the largest art museums in the United States, with more than 227,000 pieces but a big attraction for its annual visitors is the 25 or more special exhibitions it puts on each year.

    The Ritz-Carlton · March 11
  • Norie W.

    You need to take a picture with Rocky. A must. Gorgeous impressionist pieces.

    Norie Wright · March 9
  • Phil G.

    They offer sketch books you can borrow for free

    Phil Grant · March 2
  • Mii K.

    Apparently it is illegal to pee in the bushes outside.

    Mii Knauer · February 11
  • ℰℓenaᶳᵘ²

    A must-see museum for anyone who has any interest in art. Wonderful collections of Asian, European and American Art. Great collection of paintings and a lot of American furniture and medieval armor.

    ℰℓenaᶳᵘ² · February 5
  • Victoria U.

    Pay what you wish on first Sunday's and every Wednesday after 5. Coat check is free and they honor student IDs.

    Victoria Ugarte · January 19
  • Alex D.

    It's a classic. Formidable collection of European paintings.

    Alex Dobyan · January 15
  • Walt W.

    Best times are Wednesday nights (pay-as-you-wish) and Friday nights ("Art After 5" dance party, with a different live music genre every week!)

    Walt Walker · January 12
  • Bryan M.

    Friday after Five concerts are awesome!

    Bryan May · January 10
  • Henry J.


    Henry Johnson · January 9
  • Jeremy

    Amazing photography exhibit. Really enjoyed the breadth of the collection.

    Jeremy · January 1
  • A T.

    Who cares about what's inside? The best part is Rocky's steps.

    A T · December 16, 2014
  • Amandeep G.

    Lots of great pieces by Van Gogh, Monet, Cezanne, Picasso, Pollock and lots of different pieces from all over the world.

    Amandeep Gill · December 14, 2014
  • Jamile S.

    Beautiful! But a bit expensive for tickets... I would suggest going on a weekend where you can get in free with a Bank of America card (usually first full weekend of the month)

    Jamile S Jacobi · December 3, 2014
  • Katherine W.

    This museum is amazing.

    Katherine Wooten · November 30, 2014
  • Oyinkansola A.

    Saw the fashion exhibition. Pay what you wish First Sundays is a great deal.

    Oyinkansola Ayobiojo · November 11, 2014
  • Ocho L.

    Awesome place

    Ocho Leet · November 10, 2014
  • Angelica D.

    Pay what you can admission on the first Sunday of each month.

    Angelica Dongallo · November 4, 2014
  • Stephanie G.

    Collection 👌

    Stephanie Grebennikova · November 3, 2014
  • Xenia

    A great'll never see it all in one trip...

    Xenia · November 1, 2014
  • Thirsty J.

    Went to Wednesday Nights to learn 'How to Brew Beer'

    Thirsty James · October 1, 2014
  • Lizzy G.

    Richard Pousette-Dart exhibit

    Lizzy Gruschow · September 19, 2014
  • Ginger L.

    Very extensive impressionist wing. Cool rooms filled with history. Never the same old same okd

    Ginger Leroy · September 17, 2014
  • Chris M.

    Make sure you check out the Rocky feet at the top of the steps!

    Chris Mcfadden · August 20, 2014
  • Teri R.

    Art after 5 on Fridays .. free and always popular. Tables have waiter service.

    Teri Rushka · August 19, 2014
  • Leonard H.

    Stunning museum, made unique by it's installations of entire rooms placing the museum pieces in better context.

    Leonard Hanson · August 17, 2014
  • Ozie W.

    Jon & I are enjoying Peter Beets a Pianist from Holland. The band is awesome!

    Ozie Washington · August 16, 2014

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