Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia

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    Come for the art, stay for the music

    by PR-7 Written Sep 27, 2010
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    The Art Museum is worth the price of admission just for its world-class art. On Friday evenings, however, there's a bonus for visitors -- live jazz and pop concerts at no additional charge! After several hours of roaming the galleries, relax a little in the Great Hall, either with drinks, dinner (these ARE extra cost), or just sitting down on the stairs. Want a break from the music? Go back into the galleries -- about half (but not all) are still open after 5 pm.

    Spend the morning in Old City, the mid-day at Reading Terminal Market, the late afternoon at the Art Museum, and your early evening listening to an intimate concert. It's hard to beat!

    Note: smoking is prohibited throughout the Museum, even during jazz concerts.
    While glancing a the photos, some may wonder why nobody is sitting against the stones around the steps -- due to safety concerns, that too is prohibited.

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    by ValdezLaVella Written Mar 7, 2012

    The Musts:
    1) See Van Gough's Original Sunflowers on display
    Who? Anyone who appricates Van Gough or art
    Why? Unlike other famous pieces of original work Sunflowers is not croweded with tourists and you will be able to actually photograph yourself next to it
    2)Do the Rocky (Run up the steps and get your picture cheering next to his statue)
    Who? For any moviefan or just Rocky fan
    Why? To say you did it

    How? Take SEPTA bus on route 7,32,38,43, or 48
    Cost? $16- Adults $12- 13-18 Free- Kids $14- 65+ (first Sunday of the month pay any price)
    When? Tues.-Sun. from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

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    Philadelphia Art Museum

    by tpangelinan Written Mar 7, 2003

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    Go early!
    Here is a secret. If you go before 12:00 on Sunday morning, it is donation only, you can give $1.00 and go in. Art is for everyone in Philadelphia.

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    Superb museum

    by chess_machine Written Oct 4, 2005

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    Wonderful museum. Beautiful architecture and a really set of paintings. The park outside is also great, which will make even more pleasant the few hours you will spend in the surroundings.

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    Behind the Art Museum

    by mannymiami Written Mar 31, 2003

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    Behind the Art Museum there is a small gazebo where you can stand from there and see the falls of the river that runs through Fairmount Park.

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    Get away from the hustle and bustle

    by JoelWillTravel Written Feb 9, 2006

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    Philadelphia museum of art is a nice area to get away from it all and is only a short walk from centre city. ( more to follow)

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    #1 Thing to do in Philly

    by JacquelineRenee Written Apr 25, 2005

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    Dali exhibit

    The Philly Art Museum is sooo much more than Rocky running up its steps. Go and see why. Even if you don't have the time to go inside, the building itself is beautiful.

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    See some culture

    by virtualpatrick Updated Jun 8, 2005

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    See some culture at the Museum of Art. Ugh - did not get to see the Dali exhibition since tickets were sold out in advance.

    So Rob says to go to Figueres and Cadaques in Spain... roadtrip :)

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    Arts & Culture At The Philadelphia Art Museum

    by jltan Updated Oct 4, 2003

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    Visit the Art Museum. They have a year-long display program. Last year, they had the Van Gogh Exhibit. Pretty cool!

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    ... Rocky strong now...

    by virtualpatrick Written Jun 8, 2005

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    Patrick strong now....

    Hey it's a touristy thing to do but recreate the scene in the Rocky movie of running up the steps of the Museum of Art. Yo, Adriaaaaannne....

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    Philadelphia Museum of Art

    by hobanma Updated Aug 24, 2002

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    A beautiful building with an outstanding art collection. The steps on the east side of the building is where Sylvester Stallone ran up and did a victory dance in the first of the 'Rocky' films.

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