Museum Without Walls

Rocky Statue

Outdoor Sculpture, Public Art, and Historic Site
West Philadelphia, Philadelphia
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  • de m.
    "Be sure to check out the view from the top of the steps."(8 Tips)
    Ashley
    "He can be easy to miss next to his stairs!"(6 Tips)
    Jameel S.
    ""Yo Adrian"."(4 Tips)
    Shirley R.
    "But why did they move it from the top of the Art Museum steps?"(3 Tips)
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  • Visit Philly
    Visit PhillyMay 1, 2012
    The PHLASH trolley runs Fri, Sat & Sun from 10-6 pm May-October 28, 2012. Just head to stop 13, buy a $2 ticket & you'll be on your way to seeing more of Philadelphia's attractions and museums. Read more
    Upvoted Oct 14
  • David K.
    David K.June 7, 2015
    You might have to wait a few minutes, but even on nice days you should be able to grab a great pic with the statue. Gonna fly now...
  • Philadelphia Film Society
    The Rocky statue was first unveiled in RockyIII and was placed at the top of the Art Museum steps. It has since been moved to its current location at the foot and to the right of the Museum steps.
  • Ashley
    AshleySeptember 15, 2013
    Don't miss Rocky at the bottom of the stairs to the right. He can be easy to miss next to his stairs!
  • John H.
    John HJuly 10, 2011
    Get your picture taken with Rocky...although it is strange that we have a statue of a fictional character, it defines Philadelphia and no trip here is complete without a photo with Rocky!
  • Museum Without Walls
    Museum Without WallsNovember 3, 2011
    Did you know that the Rocky statue was originally placed at the top of the steps of the Art Museum? Run/walk to the top and see what is left of where he once stood.
  • The Franklin Institute
    While you're in the neighborhood, visit "Dead Sea Scrolls," 1 of the largest collections of ancient artifacts ever to tour outside Israel. Save $5 on daytime tix w/ the code DSS4SQ. Now thru Oct. 14 Read more
  • Ileana B.
    Ileana BMay 30, 2011
    Have a picnic on the front lawn, run up the 66 stairs, dip your feet in the fountain, and enjoy the beautiful city views!
  • Elany J.
    Elany JaimesSeptember 23, 2013
    Dont forget to take a look at rocky's foot prints on top of steps :)
  • Amandeep G.
    Amandeep GillDecember 14, 2014
    A little hidden away, but is situated to the right of the stairs to the Museum.
  • Yury B.
    Yury BraunApril 13, 2014
    The statue is not necessarily easy to find - just bear right when you face the museum.
  • Amanda J.
    Amanda JahanvashMarch 31, 2014
    Homeless people will offer to take your picture in front of the statue for tips. They take really good pictures.
  • Blondie x.
    Blondie xXxAugust 24, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    While you are checking out ROCKY make time to go to the PHILADELPHIA ART MUSEUM! It's right behind Rocky (Rocky runs up the Art Museum steps) and home to priceless ART from around the world.
  • B P.
    B PAugust 12, 2014
    It is Rocky! Better run up the steps to recreate the Rocky movie.
  • Abraham L.
    Abraham LeonMay 2, 2015
    Be ready to pay (I mean tip) the guys guarding (standing next too) the entry to the statue.
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithAugust 19, 2013
    I guess what I'm trying to say is: If I can change, and you can change, everybody can change!
  • Bora
    BoraFebruary 13
    Lovely city and of course you need take a picture front of Balboa statue :)
  • IntelWiMAX
    IntelWiMAXSeptember 20, 2010
    This statue was the same one used in Rocky III, released in 1982. Since you're in a WiMAX hotspot, log into Netflix and stream the movie right here!
  • Bryan
    BryanSeptember 25, 2013
    Look out for guys who ask if you want them to take your picture on your phone or camera. After they help you they ask for money.
  • Patricia K.
    Patricia KoyichJuly 1, 2015
    Have to take a photo and run the steps to find his converse at the top!
  • Clay W.
    Clay WilliamsOctober 3, 2012
    I haven't seen the movie Rocky, but I've seen the statue, so it evens out, right?
  • Michael B.
    Michael B.September 2, 2012
    This is a nice place 2 go 2 and see a statue of Rocky.
  • Jameel S.
    "Yo Adrian". With one of my childhood heroes. :).. #Rocky
  • Shirley R.
    Shirley RobinsonOctober 11, 2014
    Iconic. But why did they move it from the top of the Art Museum steps? ;-(
  • Gaudiness
    GaudinessAugust 16, 2014
    Awesome ❤️
  • Paul B.
    Paul BrownJanuary 20, 2014
    You have to do the pose... a must.
  • William John R.
    William John RedmondOctober 28, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    It's a statue of Sylvester Stalone as Rocky ... The make believe boxer from Philly.
  • Jillian V.
    Had so much fun with jason and my pops❤️❤️
  • Đorđe G.
    Be original, take a photo with Rocky's back!
  • Shawna C.
    Shawna CatarinicchiaApril 19, 2012
    My sons favorite spot in Philly
  • alxxrt
    alxxrtMarch 19, 2015
    Run the Stairs like a Champ!
  • Marc E.
    Marc EpsteinNovember 26, 2011
    Yo Adrian! Dolph won't stand a chance. I'll come back. I promise!
  • Zoe A.
    Zoe Arrow RiversJuly 6, 2014
    Be prepared to make a line to see this thing.
  • Edward A.
    Edward ApostolApril 17, 2012
    Well if you're in Philly at least be inspired by seeing Rawkeee balbohhhaaah
  • Everyday
    EverydayJanuary 21, 2014
    This was terrible location...it's like right next to the bus stop.
  • Rebecca
    RebeccaAugust 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Yo Adrian... Hands up and get ready to pose next to a Philly cinema legend.
  • Kirk D.
    Kirk DSeptember 24, 2013
    "Your gonna eat lightning, and your gonna crap thunder!"
  • de m.
    de masMarch 12, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Be sure to check out the view from the top of the steps. :-)
  • Cindy C.
    Cindy C.May 26, 2014
    Lots of homeless around this area!
  • Triquetra 3.
    Triquetra 331November 6, 2013
    Can't wait torun the steps!
  • Rodrigo A.
    Rodrigo ArtaviaNovember 29, 2015
    It's cool but too many people
  • Chris S.
    Chris ScarcelleJanuary 10
    Awesome memories
  • CJ E.
    CJ EsguerraNovember 10, 2011
    Avoid the fauxtographer offering to take your pic with the statue.
  • Nate M.
    Nate MMay 27
    Run the steps! Be THAT tourist! LOL
  • Justin M.
    Justin MatthewNovember 8, 2011
    Wow bottom and top of stairs
  • J
    JApril 18, 2012
    I'm so Happy
  • Serg P.
    Serg PSeptember 24, 2013
    ROCKY!!!!!!
  • Ricardo S.
    Ricardo SantosJanuary 24, 2012
    a little bit far, but we can go
  • Maxim V.
    Maxim VeselovOctober 14, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Go ahead, kick a tourist!
  • Longisland T.
    Way to got to ruin it for people moving it
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