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Philadelphia Museum of Art

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26th St. and Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19133


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Philadelphia Museum of Art - Reviews from across the web

Rodin Museum | Museum/Attraction Review | Philadelphia | Frommers.com - expert review
The beautiful, intimate Rodin Museum, in a 1929 Paul Cret building, exhibits the largest collection of the masters work (129 sculptures) outside the Musée Rodin in Paris. It has inherited its sibling museums romantic mystery, making a very French use ...

I love art and this museum made me want to throw up my lunch from their cafeteria. - user review
The art is not art it is trash. The place smells really bad. The atmosphere is great beacause it is an art museum, but I did not enjoy myself. I am very picky so you m...

Philadelphia Museum of Art - user review
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is probably best recognized as the steps that Sylvestor Stallone runs up in Rocky. Even though native Philadelphians will make fun of you don't miss out on walking or running up the steps and doing your Rocky dance at the top. It is very fun. The museum itself holds so...

Philadelphia Museum of Art - expert review
The city's premier cultural attraction is one of the country's leading museums. Actually, one of the greatest treasures of the museum is the building itself. Constructed in 1928 of Minnesota dolomite, it's modeled after ancient Greek temples but on a grander scale. The museum was designed by Julian ...

Philadelphia Museum of Art | Museum/Attraction Review | Philadelphia | Frommers.com - expert review
Even on a hazy day you can see Americas third-largest art museum from City Hall -- a resplendent, huge, beautifully proportioned Greco-Roman temple on a hill. Because the museum, established in the 1870s, has relied on donors of great wealth and idiosyn...

We always enjoy the Rodin. - user review
This is one of my favorite smaller museums. We do recommend it and no matter who we take there we have fun. It is a gem of a museum. Always like going down to the Parkway ....

I LOVED IT - user review
I really liked the tesoros. They were really good. You should see them sometime. While youre waiting you should see the Rocky statue ...

Wish I had more time! - user review
Spent nearly a whole day here. So many wonderful things to see. Magnificent reconstructed cloister. Arms and armor exhibit is wonderful. Pillared hall from India is breathtaking. Terrific...

Philadelphia Museum of Art - expert review
Philadelphia Museum of ArtNovember 16, 2005 Yes, the Philadelphia Museum of Art's steps are famous for their appearance in Rocky, but this museum is infamous for so much more. Overlooking the Parkway, the museum perches above the city and is a staple of Philadelphia's architecture. From the top of t...

Art Museum - user review
I love the gift shop. It was full of interesting momentos of our tour through the gallery. Way worth the money! Take some time to check out the view. You can feel like Rocky. ...

Great collection! - user review
It would take a couple days to see everything in this museum. We only had a few hours, so we jumped around to the sections we liked and enjoyed our experience immensely. I love the Impr...

Worked here and visited often! - user review
The BEST Museum on the East Coast!!!! Its free on Sundays. The permanent collection is out of this world. The installments are fantastic. They draw major shows. There is always...

Artsy and HUGE! - user review
My husband and I have lived here all our lives and never tried the Art museum until this year. It is huge and there is soo much to see. I became overwhelmed and uninterested by ...

Better Than Paris - user review
I liked Rodin as was able to see his great works n not have to visit Paris.. I also was told we have not 1but 2 of his art works the thinker.. I was a re...

The Dali exhibit at the Philly museum - user review
I was just at the Dali exhibit Sunday night around 6 p.m. Tickets are hard to get for this exhibit, unless you order online in advance. Going in the evening was a good choice since the m...

Sunday's at the Philadelphia Museum of Art - user review
From 10am to 1pm on Sundays, admission is free at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This saves everyone a cool $8 a ticket. Pretty much all of the exhibits are open for viewing by everyone, but special exhibits may still cost you $$$ for admission. You'll find everything from local artists (Andrew Wye...

fun - user review
I think the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a world-class museum. The museum has a great number of collections and usually 1-2 interesting temporary exhibitions. The entrance fee is a lit...

Rodin Museum - expert review
This jewel of a museum holds the best collection outside France of the work of sculptor Auguste Rodin (1840-1917). You'll pass through Rodin's Gates of Hell -- a 21-foot-high sculpture with more than 100 human and animal figures -- into an exhibition hall where the sculptor's masterworks are made ev...

Manet & the Sea & more - user review
We celebrated my husband's 60th birthday with a trip to Philadelphia to see Manet & the Sea. We utilized the museum website to secure a hotel (unfortunately disappointing) and a VIP (und...

Master Works - user review
You are surrounded by these master works. As you move thru the museum the works are always the focus. The power of these pieces is joyful...

Good Place to Spend the Day - user review
Although it is a pleasant walk up Ben Franklin Parkway to the Museum, we chose to take the Philly Phlash bus since it was very humid that day we went. The bus leaves you at the back e...

Life with Art... - user review
The beautiful Philadelphia Museum of Art makes art approachable. Set along winding paths, hidden labyrinths reveal the worlds greatest and most interesting works of art -- f...

Good collection, horrible policies. I am never setting my foot there. - user review
Now, I must be honest, the collection is interesting. But the treatment of visitors is horrible. Apparently you can not wear a bag on your back, no matter how small it is. My bag is made li...

just fabulous! - user review
The art was beautiful. I felt an overall tranquility and overwhelming peace as i walked through the philadelphia art museum.Great tourist attraction.I would love to go back when...

Philadelphia Museum of Art - expert review
Among the country's largest and most notable art museums, the PMA houses painting, sculpture, decorative arts and architectural settings from Europe, Asia and the Americas in a striking neoclassical building founded in 1876. This is one of more than 11 Philadelphia institutions that includes holding...

The eye of the tiger - user review
I am not an art buff, so I must admit the only reason that brought me to the museum is, you guessed it, Rocky! Not surprisingly, there are individuals running up the steps, hands ra...

Overated - user review
Just got back from seeing the exhibit last night. As a whole it's very nice. However I went at the 8pm showing and as soon as it began we were told the Museum closed at 10pm. Due to the...

Awesome Culture - user review
The works of Rodin are amazingly portrayed at the museum. A audio-guided tour gives visitors the opportunity to go at their own pace and really look at the aweso...

Philadelphia Museum of Art - user review
The building that houses the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a piece of art in itself. Opened in March 1928 it was designed by Architects Horace Trumbauer and Zantzinger, Borie,and Medary. The interior square footage of the museum measures up to 633,825 square feet and houses a collection of over 300,...

Can't wait to go back and finish the whole tour. - user review
The building iis fantastic. Huge and beautiful, we did not have enough time to see the whole buildig because the size of it, and the art pieces ...

get the audio tour and find a hidden gem in Philly! - user review
Don't miss this hidden gem of a museum if visiting Philadelphia! The museum is very small, but if you get the audio tour, you'll spend over an hour learning all Rodin and his works. I ...

Best kept secret in Philly - user review
One of the best kept secrets in Philadelphia, many people live here their entire lives and never check it out. Y...

Philly Break - user review
I really dont care much for the city, but, if I have to be there and the pressure really starts to get to me - Ill head for the Art Museum. Just going u...

went with the kids - user review
I love the art museum, although it is not free. Sundays they take donations, kind of a pay what you want. My young kids liked it too. They expecially liked the Van Gaugs and the armo...

Free culture - user review
Not as big or diverse as the Art Museum just a few blocks away, but its free admissions on saturday and sunday and the sculptures are pretty famous. Value for...

Ups and Downs, but worth the visit! - user review
I was exhausted by the time I got here from a long day at the Zoo and Mutter Museum, so I have to give it the benefit of the doubt.If you have a lot planned and not a lot of time, the...

Philadelphia Museum of Art - user review
We visited the Philadelphia Art Museum on a Sunday when you can pay what you wish all day. When we drove near the museum we saw that there was a parking lot across from it which charged $7.00 for up to 6 hours. We drove to the west entrance of the museum and found a free parking place. Also paid par...

Philadelphia Museum of Art - user review
Beautiful and well-known for Rocky's climb up the front stairs, the Art Museum also has an interior to match. Large stone stairs gracefully lead to the second floor. Their collection includes something for everyone. Roman sculpture, paintings by Matisse and even a Japanese tea house. The exhibits ar...

Philadelphia Museum of Art - user review
26th & Ben Franklin Pkwy, 215/763-8100 Open: Tues - Sun, 10am - 5pm. Wed until 8:45pm. Free Sun 10am - 1pm. Adults, $8. Children, Students, Seniors, $3. The Art Museum has a very unique appearance (basically it looks like a Greek temple), and I am sure that anybody who ever saw the original ?úRocky?...

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