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Philadelphia Museum of Art
26th Street & Benjamin
Phone: 215-763-8100 --
Statement of Purpose:
Museum of Art, founded in 1876, is unique among American
museums in its integrated presentation of a full range of both fine and
arts from Asia, Europe, and the U.S.
The Philadelphia Museum of
Art is among the largest museums in the United states, with more than
200 galleries showcasing over 2,000 years of exceptional human
creativity in painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography,
decorative arts, textiles, and architectural settings from Asia,
Europe, Latin America, and the United States. an exciting addition is
the newly renovated and expanded RUTH
AND RAYMOND G. PERELMAN BUILDING, which opened its doors in
September 2007 with five new exhibition spaces, a soaring sky lit
galleria, and a cafe overlooking a landscaped terrace.
Spanning over 2,000 years,
the collections include masterpieces of painting,
sculpture, prints, and drawings, as well as a wide range of furniture,
glasswork, architectural elements, and entire furnished rooms from
- Medieval and Renaissance Art.
- European Art 1500-1800.
- American Art.
- Arts of Asia.
- 19th- and 20th-Century Art.
Exhibits & Special Events:
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Call (215) 684-7860 or visit www.philamuseum.org for more information.
Hours, Admission & Directions:
26th Street and
the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Open: Tuesday through
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday
evenings until 8:45 p.m.
Fairmount and Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Open: Tuesday through
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed: *Mondays and Thanksgiving Day,
Christmas Day, and
the 4th of July.
Holiday Mondays: *The entire
Museum will be open with normal hours on: Martin Luther King Jr. Day,
Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day
(Includes Perelman Building):
Members: Free at all times
Seniors (ages 62 &
Students (with valid ID):
Children (excluding groups)
ages 13–18: $10
ages 12 & under: Free
Sundays: Pay what you wish
*General Admission does not
include entry to special exhibitions.
EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT at the Philadelphia Museum of Art 22nd &
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
The museum is open late for
special lectures, movies, exhibits, music, dancing & delicious
food. Call (215) 684-7505 or visit http://www.philamuseum.org/events
- SEPTA - (215)580-7800
SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) serves the
Philadelphia region with subway-elevated, light rail, trackless
trolley, bus routes, and commuter rail lines. Currently SEPTA buses
Nos. 7, 32, 38, 43, 48, 76 serve the Museum.
Transit Map (52k)
- PHLASH -
The PHLASH Downtown Visitor Shuttle, which circulates through hotel,
entertainment, and historic districts in Center City, provides direct
service between Center City and the Museum.
- travel from southern New Jersey to Center City
- Amtrak - 1-800-USA-RAIL
- Philadelphia Trolley Works
- (215) 925-TOUR
- Philadelphia International Airport
- (215) 937-6800
International Airport Map (40k)
- Philadelphia area traffic reports
From southern locations: South Jersey, Baltimore, Washington
- Take I-95 North. Exit
onto I-676 West. Follow directions from I-676 West (see below).
From northern locations: New York, Connecticut, North Jersey
- Take the New Jersey
Turnpike to Exit 4. Go north on route 73 (1 mile) to the cloverleaf
that connects you with route 38 West. Take 38 West towards Philadelphia
to route 30 West (follow signs for the Benjamin Franklin Bridge). Go
over the bridge and follow the signs for I-676 West. Follow directions from I-676 West (see below).
From I-676 West (Vine Street Expressway)
- Take 676 West to the
Museum Exit (22nd Street), on the right side. At the end of the ramp,
go right onto 22nd Street (one-way) and get into the far left lane. The
Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a boulevard with two outside lanes and two
inside lanes. Turn left onto the parkway towards the Museum, which will
be in front of you on the hill. Go one-quarter of the way around the
traffic circle in the right lanes and follow the sign for the Art
Museum. After the sign, get in the far left lane and turn left at the
first stop light (Art Museum Drive). Follow this up to the West
entrance of the Museum, where there is limited parking.
From western locations: Valley Forge, King of Prussia
- Take I-76 East to
Philadelphia. Exit at right onto Spring Garden Avenue. At end of exit
ramp go left. Continue past the side of the Museum, through the first
traffic light, and around Eakins Oval, staying in the far left lane.
Turn left at the second traffic light and then bear right. Follow the
sign for the Art Museum. After the sign, get in the far left lane and
turn left at the first traffic light (Art Museum Drive). Follow this up
to the West entrance of the Museum, where there is limited parking.
Parking for the Museum is
available in Eakins Oval, on the Upper Terrace,
in the Azalea Garden, and along Kelly Drive.
detailed map of the streets surrounding the Museum.
There is a fee for parking
in Eakins Oval and on the Upper Terrace: $5 for
up to 6 hours and $10 for any period over 6 hours. Parking fees will be
at the following times:
- Eakins Oval (7 days a week)
Thursday through Tuesday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- Upper Terrace Level (Saturday and Sunday only)
Saturday and Sunday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Public parking at all other times is free.
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