Plan your visit

Come visit our iconic main building on the Parkway. We are home to 200 galleries of world-class art and Philadelphia’s destination for creative play.

Exterior view of main building

Main Building

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Explore our other sites:

Exterior view of Perelman building

Perelman Building

2525 Pennsylvania Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Exterior view of Rodin museum

Rodin Museum

2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Exterior view of Cedar Grove historic house

Historic Houses

Cedar Grove & Mount Pleasant in
nearby Fairmount Park


Enjoy two-day access to all our locations with a general admission ticket. Pay What You Wish admission on the first Sunday of the month and every Wednesday night. Free admission for PA ACCESS & EBT cardholders and their family members. Kids are always free.

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Getting Here

We’re a short distance from Center City Philadelphia. You can easily get to our main building by car, bus, bike, or foot. Our parking garage is within walking distance of the main building and the Perelman Building.

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During your visit

Visitor consulting a museum map
Museum Map
Use our color-coded map to help find your way to galleries, restrooms, and places to eat and shop in the main building.
Family exploring the galleries
Visitor Tips & Policies
Here are some tips for a safe and enjoyable visit, including suggestions for families and our photography policies.
Salad from Stir restaurant
Eat & Drink
Relax and unwind at our many eateries, including Stir restaurant, designed by award-winning architect Frank Gehry.
Van Gogh sunflower socks from the museum store
Drop by any of our stores—in person or online—to find a special gift for the art lover in your life.
Visitor participating in art-making activities
We offer a wide variety of accessible services and programs to serve the needs of all our visitors.
Group of students on a tour in the galleries
Group & School Visits
Groups of 15 or more, private tours, and school visits require advance registration. Learn how to book your next visit.

Make the most of your visit

Whether you are visiting for a few hours or a few days, there are lots of things to see and do.

View our guide

Also check out:

Visitors exploring the galleries
Visitor Services
We’re happy to answer your questions and offer tips for visiting the museum. Call us at 215-763-8100 or email
Visitors practicing yoga in the galleries
Things to Do
See all the activities you can enjoy during your visit, from tours, talks, and performances to yoga and art making.
Two visitors watching a film in a gallery
Join & Save
Become a member and get free admission to the museum anytime. Plus, see exhibitions first and get discounts in our stores and cafés.