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Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is the cultural heart of a great city—the place for creative play, with a surprise around every corner. We are Philadelphia’s art museum. A landmark building. A world-renowned collection. A place that welcomes everyone. We bring the arts to life, inspiring visitors—through scholarly study and creative play—to discover the spirit of imagination that lies in everyone. We connect people with the arts in rich and varied ways, making the experience of the Museum surprising, lively, and always memorable. We are committed to inviting visitors to see the world—and themselves—anew through the beauty and expressive power of the arts.

How to get there

The Route 38 drops you at the front door! Bus Routes 7, 32, 43, 48 & 49 also serve the Museum area. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to discover your best way there.

Fare

There are many ways to get here on SEPTA, there are also many ways to pay. Click here to learn which fare is best for you. ‚Äč

Hours

Main Building

Tuesday–Sunday, 10:00a–5p; Wednesday & Friday open until 8:45p; Closed Monday except some holidays*

Renovations are currently underway in our main building. What’s changing and when >>

*Holiday Hours

Open New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Christmas Eve

Closed 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas

Connecting Services

The Philly PHLASH also serves the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Philly PHLASH, stopping at major locations around Philadelphia, is FREE with your SEPTA Key or Pass.

Things To Do

Access for 2 consecutive days to Museum’s main building, Perelman Building, Rodin Museum, and historic house Cedar Grove (April–December). Mount Pleasant closed for maintenance.

  • Adults: $20

  • Seniors (65 & over): $18

  • Students (with valid ID): $14

  • Youth (13–18): $14

  • Children (12 & under): Free

  • Members (Join): Free

 

Pay What You Wish AdmissionFirst Sunday of the month 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. and every Wednesday 5:00–8:45 p.m.What does Pay What You Wish mean? We suggest you start at a penny but support us with whatever amount you wish.

 

Free Admission for Local Art StudentsArt and design students attending these colleges and universities receive free general admission with valid school ID.

Does not include ticketed exhibitions. Redeemable on-site only.

 

  • Art Institute of Philadelphia

  • Community College of Philadelphia

  • Drexel University’s College of Media Arts & Design

  • Moore College of Art

  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

  • Philadelphia University’s Program of Textile Design

  • Temple University’s Tyler School of Art

  • University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Art History and Fine Arts

  • University of the Arts

$2 Admission for PA ACCESS CardholdersReceive general admission for 4 adults at $2 each with your PA ACCESS card and photo ID. Children 12 and under are free.

Does not include special exhibitions/programs; not valid with other offers or group rates. Redeemable on-site only. ACCESS admission is a citywide initiative led by Art-Reach.

For more information, please contact Visitor Services by phone at 215-763-8100 or by e-mail at [email protected].

Upcoming Local Happenings
Marathon

Philadelphia Marathon

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

On your mark, get set, go! The 26th Annual Philadelphia Marathon takes off this weekend and runners, fans, spectators and local businesses are stepping into high gear for the enormous event — one of the top 10 races in America. Each year, around 60,000 spectators and more than 30,000 runners take to the streets and sidewalks of Philadelphia for four races and all weekend long, 11/22 thru 11/24, spectators and participants will be crawling throughout the city to events, including a free health and fitness expo at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Get to the start on SEPTA! Plan your trip here. But be on the lookout for detours!! To avoid delays while traveling through Center City, bus passengers are encouraged to use SEPTA Regional Rail, subways and trolleys where possible. Nearby stations including City Hall on the Broad Street Line; 15th Street on the Market-Frankford Line and for Trolley Routes 11, 13, 34 and 36; and Suburban Station for Regional Rail lines provide easy walking access to the Parkway for runners and spectators.

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Pay What You Wish

Philadelphia Museum Of Art

On Wednesday, it's Pay What You Wish night at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. What does this mean? It starts at a penny but support with whatever amount you wish. So come on your own, with family, or with friends and get there on SEPTA. Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43, 48 & 49 serve the Museum area. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to discover your best way there.

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