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Plan your visit

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

Locations & Hours

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Exterior view of main building

Main Building

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Enter and exit at the North Entrance on Kelly Drive.

Our other sites:

Exterior view of Rodin museum

Rodin Museum

2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Closed through spring 2021

Exterior view of Perelman building

Perelman Building

2525 Pennsylvania Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Closed until further notice

Exterior view of Cedar Grove historic house

Historic Houses

Cedar Grove & Mount Pleasant in
nearby Fairmount Park
Closed until further notice


Enjoy two-day access to the Philadelphia Museum of Art with a general admission ticket.

Advance reservations are strongly recommended. Tickets are available for entry for each half-hour time slot, up to four weeks in advance of today’s date, with new tickets released every Tuesday.

Enjoy Pay What You Wish admission on the first Sunday of the month and every Friday night (5:00–8:45 p.m.). Free admission for PA ACCESS & EBT cardholders and their family members.

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Reserve Tickets Before Your Visit

For your safety, we are limiting the number of museum visitors through timed entry. Please reserve tickets online before visiting. Time slots are available for entry each half hour up to four weeks in advance of today’s date, with new tickets released every Tuesday.

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.

Enter and exit the main building through the North Entrance on Kelly Drive.

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During your visit

Visitor Tips & Policies

Learn all about the changes we’ve made to ensure that your museum visit is safe and comfortable.

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Visitor consulting a museum map
Museum Map
Use our color-coded map to help find your way around the main building.
Van Gogh sunflower socks from the museum store
Drop by our stores—in person or online—to discover something new.
Visitor participating in art-making activities
We offer a wide variety of accessible services to serve the needs of all our visitors.

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.

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Also check out:

Visitors exploring the galleries
Visitor Services
We’re happy to answer your questions about visiting the museum.
Visitor taking a picture of an art installation
Give Today
Your Annual Fund gift protects our collection, building, and staff,
Two visitors watching a film in a gallery
Become a Member
Help us continue to inspire and connect with the community through art.