Effective October 1, 1997, admission to the Philadelphia Museum of Art will increase by $1.00, to $8.00 for adults, and $5.00 for children ages 5 to 18, students with I.D., and seniors age 62 and over. The increase was unanimously approved by the Fairmount Park Commission on September 10, 1997.
The Museum will continue to offer free admission on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Family memberships, which provide free admission and other benefits to 2 adults and all children 18 years and under living in the same household, may be purchased for $65.00; individual memberships will be $45.00 per person. Student memberships will remain at $25.00. For Membership information, call (215) 684-7840
Founded in 1876, the Philadelphia Museum of Art has grown into one of the nation's largest and most prominent museums, and is unique among American museums in its integrated presentation of a full range of fine and applied arts from Asia, Europe and the United States. In 1996, the Museum attracted more than 1,230,000 visitors.