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Philadelphia Museum of Art

Benjamin Franklin Parkway and 26th St
Philadelphia, PA 19130

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Neighborhood: South Philadelphia West

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Located in the west end of Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Museum of Art stands as one of the nation’s largest art museums. Since opening its doors to the public in 1877, the striking institution nicknamed, 'The Parthenon on the Parkway', has become a popular Pennsylvania landmark and tourist site.

The permanent collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art features over 225,000 works of art. Western world achievements dating to the first century AD and Asian pieces dating to the third millennium BC are just a few highlights from the museum’s permanent collection. Notable pieces housed at the Philadelphia Museum of Art collection include a version of Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers and Claude Monet’s Japanese Bridge and Water Lilies. The Museum also features an extensive collection of arms and armor-- the second largest in the country.


The Philadelphia Museum of Art schedule features more than 25 unique exhibits and welcomes 800,000 visitors every year. In addition to exhibits, the museum schedule offers educational programs for enthusiasts of all ages.

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