Built in 1928, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is truly a site to behold. This museum is modeled after Greek temples and has a variety of artifacts ranging from the Middle Ages through the Modern era where you can literally roam through centuries of time.
This museum is comprised of 200 galleries containing more than 225,000 pieces, including exhibits like Greek and Roman antiquities, Renaissance art, sculptures, pottery, textiles, period pieces and photographs.
Peruse centuries-old canvasses and study the brushstrokes of renowned masters like Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Cezanne and Claude Monet while you wander through the marble adorned corridors. Gaze at centuries-old sculptures crafted by renowned artist Auguste Rodin or provocative pieces by surrealist Salvador Dali.
Explore the Asian collections to see paintings and artwork from China, Japan and India. The Philadelphia Museum of Art also has an extensive collection of European arms and armor spanning several centuries.
In addition to its many attractions, the Philadelphia Museum of Art also serves as a spectacular backdrop for concerts and parades and makes the City of Brotherly Love even more enticing to visit.
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