Destination

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

Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 & 48 all serve the Museum area. Route 38 drops you at the front door! 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 PLASH, stopping at major locations around Philadelphia, is FREE with your SEPTA 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
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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 serve the Museum area. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to discover your best way there.

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32nd Annual AIDS Walk/Run Philly

Eakins Oval/Philadelphia Museum of Art

Whether as spectators, volunteers, runners, walkers or sponsors, more than 10 thousand people will take part in the city's annual AIDS Walk Philly and AIDS Run Philly on Sunday. Going? Avoid traffic and parking at take SEPTA there. Get here on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban Station or hop Bus Routes 7, 32, 33, 38, 43 or 48.

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Oktoberfest at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Great Stair Hall

On Wednesday evenings in October, join the Philadelphia Museum of Art in transforming its Great Stair Hall into an Oktoberfest Beer Garden. Enjoy local craft brews and specially priced flights paired with festive foods.Get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 7, 32, 38, 43, or 48. 

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Terror Behind The Walls

Eastern State Penitentiary

Scare yourself silly at one of Philly's most awesome (and creepiest) historic destinations. Terror Behind the Walls is back at Eastern State Penitentiary as the country's largest haunted house. Expect scary ghouls and ghosts in a pitch black prison. Boo! Get there on SEPTA. Bus Routes 48, 43, 33, 32 & 7 all get you [terrifyingly] close. Save $3 on tickets with this Perk!!

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