Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the most iconic landmarks in Philadelphia. This massive museum, located on Philadelphia’s vibrant Benjamin Franklin Parkway, is home to renaissance, American, Impressionist and Modern artwork. The Philadelphia Museum is the third largest museum in the United States, and dedicates its upper floors to recreating décor from ancient Rome, Germany, and Japan. The Philadelphia Museum of Art also hosts a number of rotating exhibitions and on the first Sunday of each month the museum offers discounts on entry fees.
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy Philadelphia, PA 19130 (215) 763-8100
Accessibility & Audience:Family Friendly
Services & Activities:Guided Tours
Located just blocks away from three of Philadelphia’s most prominent museums, the Rodin Museum continues the tradition of great artwork and picturesque settings. The Rodin Museum houses the largest collection of Auguste Rodin’s work outside of Paris. Popular works include The Thinker and The Gates of Hell. The Rodin Museum also offers outdoor seating and a peaceful reflection pool for those that want to enjoy the outdoor artwork.
2154 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy Philadelphia, PA 19130 (215) 763-8100
African American Museum in Philadelphia
Philadelphia’s African American Museum is the first institution in a major United States city to display and interpret the life and work of African Americans. The museum was first founded in 1976 during the United States’ Bicentennial and its main mission is to convey African Americans in all aspects of life including family life, the Civil Rights movement, arts and entertainment, sports, medicine, architecture, politics, religion, law and technology. The museum houses four galleries and an auditorium with the main themes being the African Diaspora, the Philadelphia Story, and the Contemporary Narrative.
701 Arch St Philadelphia, PA 19106 (215) 574-0380