Philadelphia Museum of Art is an art museum originally chartered in 1876 for the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. The main museum building was completed in 1928 on Fairmount, a hill located at the northwest end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway at Eakins Oval.
The Museum's landmark building houses one of the most remarkable collections in the country, featuring some of the greatest works of American, Asia, and European art anywhere. The museum's over 240,000 collections highlight the creative achievements of the Western world and those of Asia, in more than 200 galleries spanning 2,000 years.
Among various classes of artwork including sculpture, paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, armor, and decorative arts, visitors will find van Gogh's Sunflowers, the world's largest Marcel Duchamp, and the only dedicated Rodin Museum outside France. Whether you're visiting for the first time or the fiftieth, you will always see something new. Catch a world-class exhibition or get to know the masterpieces that live year-round in the Museum's 200+ galleries, including many stunning architectural spaces and period rooms.
Several special exhibitions are held in the museum every year, including touring exhibitions arranged with other museums in the United States and abroad. The Philadelphia Museum of Art ranks among the top one hundred most-visited art museums in the world. The museum is also one of the largest art museums in the world based on gallery space.
Location & Hours
Philadelphia Museum of Art2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130 open in map
|Tuesday||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Wednesday||10:00 am - 8:45 pm|
|Thursday||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Friday||10:00 am - 8:45 pm|
|Saturday||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Sunday||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
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