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June 4th, 2007
Media Advisory | Attention Listings Editors, Calendars Editors: Changes In Museum Admissions Price Effective July 1, 2007

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has announced changes to its pricing structure, effective July 1, 2007. The Museum is increasing general (adult) admission and discounted fees while retaining free admission to children 12 years old and younger, free admission to Philadelphia public school groups, and the popular "pay what you wish" for all visitors on Sundays.

New general admissions pricing structure:

  • Adult admission: $14 (previously $12)
  • Students with I.D. and youth 13-18: $10 (increased from $8)
  • Seniors: $12 (increased from $9)

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art members are admitted free. To become a member, call 215-684-7840.
  • Admission for visitors coming exclusively to dine in the Museum Restaurant or Cafeteria, or to shop in the Museum Store, is always free of charge
Hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday evenings until 8:45 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays. Hours subject to change.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is among the largest museums in the United States, with a collection of more than 227,000 works of art and more than 200 galleries presenting painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, decorative arts, textiles, and architectural settings from Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States. Its facilities include its landmark Main Building on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the Perelman Building, located nearby on Pennsylvania Avenue, the Rodin Museum on the 2200 block of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and two 18th-century houses in Fairmount Park, Mount Pleasant and Cedar Grove. The Museum offers a wide variety of activities for public audiences, including special exhibitions, programs for children and families, lectures, concerts and films.

For additional information, contact the Communications Department of the Philadelphia Museum of Art phone at 215-684-7860, by fax at 215-235-0050, or by e-mail at The Philadelphia Museum of Art is located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 26th Street. For general information, call (215) 763-8100.

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