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7 BEST Things you need to know about Philadelphia Arts Museum

Updated: Mar 12, 2021



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๐Ÿ“ Philadelphia Museum of Arts

๐Ÿ’ฐ Adults $25

Pay What You Wish Admission

On the first Sunday of the month (10:00 a.m.โ€“5:00 p.m.) and every Friday night (5:00โ€“8:45 p.m.), pay whatever amount youโ€™d like.

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1. Philadelphia Museum of Arts

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Did you know?...๐Ÿค” You can pay as low as $1 entrance every first Sunday of the month.


A museum in the city of Philadelphia that holds 200,000 plus objects in wide array of arts that includes painting, prints, sculpture, drawings, photograph, decorative arts and the most favorite of tourist, the armor. This museum is open all day of the week, and might be closed for some holiday. They also have a pay what you wish days, which you literally pay what you want to pay for the ticket. This promotion is available on the first Sunday of the month and every Friday night.



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2. Impressive Arts Collection

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Did you know?...๐Ÿค” The oldest collection was dated in the thirteen century



The huge collections of arts from 1300s to the present time 2000s they have everything that will wow you. From Rogier Van der Wayden to Vincent Van Gogh masterpiece. You'll see a lot of painting techniques, color pallets, painting era, and the intensity you feel with every painting. Some paintings will make you go back in time and will give you the goosebumps.



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3. The doudle AA -- Arms and Armors

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Did you know?...๐Ÿค” Chain mail armor are made by intricately linking hundreds of small pieces of metal


The most liked section in the museum is the Arms and Armor. It is a collection of well maintained Armors, Swords, Guns, Axe, and a lot more. These precious metals are back from the sixteen centuries, from Europe and across the globe. Make sure you look for the rare dragon on the horse. Take a picture and tag us when you find it.



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4. A lot of S... Sculpture, sculpture and more sculpture.

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Did you know?...๐Ÿค” The citizen of Philadelphia donated $32,000 for the creation of President Mckinly statue.


The Philadelphia Museum of Arts is surrounded by amazing sculptures. The city itself has a lot of sculpture scattered around, you can literally do a sculpture hunting as part of your trip. There is sculpture in every corner, from a sculpture of our founding father Benjamin Franklin to a gigantic clothespin. Who knows you might have a sculpture of yourself there.



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5. Rocky steps

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Did you know?...๐Ÿค” The famous run in the movie lasted more than a full marathon, 30.61 miles to be exact.


We are all familiar with the famous movie Rocky Balboa, if not, I am telling you right now to watch it. Make sure you watch this movie before going in the Philadelphia Museum of Arts so you can reenact what Rocky did. Whether you're a Rocky Balboa fan or not, a lot of people use this steps to get their cardio in. Get that music "Eye of the tiger" on your playist.



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6. Rocky Statue

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Did you know?...๐Ÿค” The famous rocky statue was on top of the museum steps before its permanent location.


Now that you watch the movie ( I hope you did) you know that Rocky Balboa is one of the famous action star, Sylvester Stallone. He became an icon after the movie, the location became a tourist spot. Tourists imitate the scenes as they run up to the top of the stairs. You'll be surprised that some of them even dress like him, gray tops and bottom with a black chuck Taylor's converse shoes. After shooting the movie Rocky III, he left the statue for Philadelphia as a gift.



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7. Schuylkill River Trail

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Did you know?...๐Ÿค” This river was used as a channel of shipping large quantities of coal.


After seeing all the timeless art collection take a step outside the Museum and into the Schuylkill River, it has a long paved trail that you can walk, run, bike and even rent out a tricycle. They also have a couple sculptures along the trail. In summer time the trail near boathouse row gets crowded as rowers set to prepare their equipments, and compete every year.



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