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  2. Pennsylvania
  3. Philadelphia
  4. Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia: Private Museum of Art Tour with an Art Expert

Product ID: 299855
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Comb through the most important masterworks and decorative arts at Philadelphia Museum of Art with an expert guide during this 3-hour tour. Discover its renowned collections and some of its lesser known gems.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the vast collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Discuss the interesting history behind the collection and the building it is housed in
  • Run up the "Rocky" Steps as seen in many iconic films
  • Engage with an expert guide as you explore one of the most important art museums in the United States
Full description
Discover the collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art with an expert guide on this private tour. The museum was constructed in the wake of the great Centennial Exposition of 1876 and rises on a manmade hill above the city, at the end of a great Parisian-style boulevard that cuts through William Penn's rational grid in a ceremonial flourish.

Everything about the museum, from its founding in the great age of public institutions to its neoclassical temple architecture, speaks to American aspirations at the turn of the last century and the importance of public culture and education. You'll see famous works of art and also see some fascinating lesser know works all with informative commentary from your guide.
Includes
  • Guided tour led a by an expert local guide
What’s Not Included
  • Museum admission tickets (must be purchased upon arrival at the museum)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting Point: You will meet your guide outside the revolving doors of the West Entrance of the Museum. The museum is located at the end of Benjamin Franklin Parkway, about a ten minute walk from the main commercial district. If you are approaching from Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the west entrance is on the opposite side of the building.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Tour operates rain or shine

From US$ 360 Per group up to 6

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Product ID: 299855