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Philadelphia Museum of Art

Rocky & other art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is an extensive, kid friendly museum with programs and events for fans of art of any age!

Philadephia art museum

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Remember the scene in Rocky where he jogs up that enormous staircase? That very one leads up to the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Actually, an imprint of Rocky's feet can be found in the cement at the top of the stairs!

One of the largest museums in the US, this kid-friendly museum boasts 200 galleries containing artwork that spans two millennia and six continents. It also features one of the grandest collections of Pennsylvania German art, the largest collection of artist Thomas Eakins, and a massive showcase of 18th and 19th century handmade furniture and wares.

Don't miss Renaissance master paintings, elaborate sculptures, French Impressionism, galleries dedicated to modern and contemporary art. Your history buffs in the making will be in awe of the impressiveness of this museum!


The details

Name: Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia

Address:26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Phone: 215.763.8100

Online: Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia

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