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Philadelphia Museum of Art at The Independence Park Hotel,Philadelphia

Philadelphia Musem of Art

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art

    Spend a quiet afternoon at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Admire the various permanent and traveling collections feature both local and international artists.

    The museum has over 200 galleries with artwork that spans over 2,000 years. Completed in 1928, the museum houses art collections featuring over 240,000 objects of American, European, and Asian origin.

    Price:

    • Member Guests: $12
    • Youths (18 & under): Free
    • Students with valid ID: $14
    • Seniors (65 & over): $23

    Hours:

    • Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.
    • Monday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.
    • Tuesday, Closed
    • Wednesday, Closed
    • Thursday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.
    • Friday, 10:00 am - 8:45 pm.
    • Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. 

    Activities

    • Guided Tours
    • Exhibitions

    Events

    • Sean Scully: The Shape of Idea
  • What collections are at the Philadelphia Museum of Art?

    The Philadelphia Museum of Art has a combination of permanent collections and traveling exhibits. Some of the permanent collections at the museum include:

    • Rogier van der Weyden, "The Crucifixion, with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist Mourning," c. 1460
    • The Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Collection—arms and armor, @1300s-1700s
    • Peter Paul Rubens and Frans Snyders, "Prometheus Bound," c. 1611/12-18
    • Reception Hall from the Palace of Duke Zhao, China, Beijing, Ming Dynasty, 1640s

    Who designed the Philadelphia Museum of Art?

    The Philadelphia Museum of Art was designed by Zantzinger, Borie & Medary, an American architecture firm that was in operation between 1905 and 1950.

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