Locations & Hours
Explore art, design, and architecture at all our sites, which are included in your general admission ticket.
Climb our iconic building’s famous Rocky steps and explore 200 galleries of art from all around the world. The North Entrance on Anne d’Harnoncourt Drive is barrier-free. Accessible parking available in our garage.
New North Entrance
Enter the museum through our new North Entrance (just off of Kelly Drive on Anne d’Harnoncourt Drive and down the hill from our parking garage) or through the East Entrance (top of the Rocky Steps). Inside the North Entrance, visit the new espresso bar and reimagined museum store in the historic Vaulted Walkway and get a taste of the big changes to come.
West Entrance Closed
The West Entrance is closed for renovations. We appreciate your patience as we improve the main building.
Path to North Entrance
If you park in our garage, exit through the Terrace (top) level via the elevator pavilion, cross the street, and walk down the hill to our new North Entrance on Anne d’Harnoncourt Drive. For your safety, return to your car the same way. There is a drop-off area near the North Entrance for anyone with accessibility concerns.
Things to Know
- The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the country’s oldest public art museums.
- Our landmark main building houses one of the most comprehensive collections in the country, featuring some of the greatest gatherings of American, Asian, and European art anywhere.
- Our main building is getting an update. Learn more about our renovation project and how we’re expanding and enhancing the museum.
- We have the world’s largest Marcel Duchamp collection as well as superb Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, including important works by Monet, Renoir, Degas, Cézanne, and Van Gogh. View our visitor guide
- Tours of the collection are offered daily and are free with museum admission. To see the schedule of upcoming tours, check out our calendar.
- Our audio tour offers a deeper look at some of the museum’s greatest hits. Rent it at any Visitor Services Desk.
- We’re on the Parkway, a popular spot for special events, from parades and marathons to concerts and fireworks. Be sure to check traffic reports for detours and delays. View directions & parking
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130Directions
Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden
Our vast galleries extend to the outdoors. Explore our one-acre Sculpture Garden and experience large-scale contemporary works by artists like Claes Oldenburg, Toshiko Takaezu, and Ellsworth Kelly.
Things to Know
- Designed by OLIN landscape architects and Atkin Olshin Schade Architects, the Sculpture Garden features an upper and a lower terrace, two graveled galleries, and a paved plaza.
- Through April 2021, a pair of monumental works by renowned sculptor Ursula von Rydingsvard are on view.
- This space is dedicated to our late director Anne d’Harnoncourt, whose passion for art made a lasting impact on the museum and the city of Philadelphia.
- Don’t miss these memorable works during your visit:
Outside main building, above parking garageDirections
Open sunrise to sunset
Located at the intersection of Pennsylvania and Fairmount Avenues, the Perelman Building is a short walk from the main building. Inside its Art Deco exterior, you’ll find cutting-edge photography, fashion, and contemporary art and design.
The Perelman Building is included with your general admission ticket, which offers two-day access to all the museum’s locations.
Things to Know
- The building’s three main galleries feature exhibitions of photography, fashion and textiles, and contemporary design. See what’s on view by checking out our calendar.
- Stop by our shop near the entrance for gifts inspired by works of art in the galleries, or get a bite to eat in our Perelman Café.
- Research works in our collections by scheduling an appointment to visit the Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Study Room on the first floor or the Costume and Textiles Study Room on the second floor.
- Tuesday through Friday explore our Library on the second floor, which contains publications dating from the 1500s to the present as well as related exhibitions. Or schedule a visit to our Archives, which trace the history of the museum.
- If you are a K–12 teacher, drop by the Wachovia Education Resource Center on the second floor for free lesson plans and other classroom materials.
2525 Pennsylvania Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130Directions
Head down the Parkway to the Rodin Museum’s elegant Beaux-Arts–style building and tranquil garden. There you’ll experience one of the greatest collections of works by Auguste Rodin, the father of modern sculpture. Visit the Rodin Museum website to learn more about its stunning collection.
The Rodin Museum is included with your Philadelphia Museum of Art general admission ticket.
If you are visiting the Rodin Museum only, admission is Pay What You Wish. Pay whatever amount you’d like but here are some suggestions:
|Seniors (65 & over)||$11|
|Students (with valid ID)||$7|
|Youths (18 & under)||Free|
|Philadelphia Museum of Art Members||Free|
Things to Know
- On view are nearly 150 bronze, marble, and plaster sculptures representing every phase of Rodin’s career.
- A tour of the Rodin Museum is offered at noon Wednesday–Monday and is free with admission.
- The Dorrance H. Hamilton Garden in front is free to the public all year long.
- Free Wi-Fi is available within the building and in the garden.
- Park in our garage at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, which is 20-minute walk from the Rodin Museum. You can validate your parking ticket here.
- Free wheelchairs and assistive listening devices are available. An accessible restroom and water fountain are also available.
- Have a flight layover in Philadelphia? You can tour most of the Rodin Museum in less than 30 minutes. Plus, it is a twenty-minute drive from the airport, depending on traffic.
2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130Directions
Historic House Cedar Grove
Across the Schuylkill River, this eighteenth-century stone house in West Fairmount Park offers a glimpse into Philadelphia’s history.
Cedar Grove is included with your general admission ticket, which offers two-day access to all the museum’s locations.
If you wish to schedule a visit for a group of 15 or more or tour the house outside scheduled tour times with a smaller group, please call Group Sales at 215-684-7863.
We welcome K–12 and college school groups to visit Cedar Grove. To schedule your visit, call our Education department at 215-684-7580. School tour reservations should be made at least two weeks before your visit. See our lesson offerings.
Things to Know
- Cedar Grove once stood in Philadelphia’s Frankford neighborhood. Built for Elizabeth Coates Paschall in 1746, it was the summer home for five generations of the Coates, Paschall, and Morris families of Philadelphia.
- The house was presented as a gift to the city of Philadelphia in 1926. It moved to its current location in West Fairmount Park and opened to the public in 1927.
- Inside the house, you will see fine examples of early Pennsylvania furniture, as well as a charming kitchen with an open hearth and bake oven.
1 Cedar Grove Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19131Directions
Closed through June 30
Historic House Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant in East Fairmount Park is one the grandest homes ever built along the Schuylkill River, once called “the most elegant seat in Pennsylvania” by statesman John Adams.
Mount Pleasant is included with your general admission ticket, which offers two-day access to all the museum’s locations.
Things to Know
- Mount Pleasant is considered one of the greatest American houses of its type, still standing on its original site in what is now Fairmount Park.
- Often called “the largest object in the museum’s collection,” Mount Pleasant was the home of Scottish ship captain John Macpherson and his wife Margaret between 1762 and 1765.
- Mount Pleasant architect Thomas Nevell was an apprentice of Edmund Woolley, the builder of Independence Hall. The rooms feature craftmanship from carver Martin Jugiez, one of Philadelphia’s leading artisans.
- The Mount Pleasant estate originally included over 100 acres of land that the owners hoped to make productive through hay production, fruit and vegetable cultivation, and animal husbandry. Such a plantation involved a diversity of labor, including the enslavement of four people of African descent.
3800 Mount Pleasant Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19121Directions