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Philadelphia Museum of Art

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The Barnes Foundation

Both are endorsed by those who travel for a living. On balance, The Barnes Foundation is the choice of most reviewers compared to Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Barnes Foundation scores 97 with accolades from 10 publications like Atlas Obscura, Travel + Leisure and Where.

Both are endorsed by those who travel for a living. On balance, The Barnes Foundation is the choice of most reviewers compared to Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Barnes Foundation scores 97 with accolades from 10 publications like Atlas Obscura, Travel + Leisure and Where.

tripexpert score
95
#3 in Philadelphia
location

26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130

endorsements
  • 8 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    A “must-do” list for Philly visitors... include the Rocky statue, a run (or walk) up the museum steps, and a visit to the museum. Full Review →

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler

    Home to myriad artistic and cultural treasures, including Impressionist masterpieces and modernist forebears. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The city's premier cultural attraction is one of the country's leading museums. One of the greatest treasures of the museum is the building itself. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    America's third-largest art museum from City Hall -- a resplendent, huge, beautifully proportioned Greco-Roman temple on a hill. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Excellent collections of Asian art, Renaissance masterpieces, post-impressionist works and modern pieces by Picasso, Duchamp and Matisse. Full Review →

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97
#1 in Philadelphia

2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130

  • 10 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Includes more paintings by Renoir than anywhere else in the world, and more works by Cézanne than in all the museums of Paris. Full Review →

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler

    Displays works by masters like Matisse, Cézanne, and Renoir in a peaceful salon-style setting. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    While the statistics are impressive—81 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes, 59 Matisses, 46 Picassos, 7 Van Goghs, 6 Seurats (and many more)—almost more inspiring is this soaring marble-and-glass museum. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    This world-renown museum is stuffed with some 8,000 largely Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Exceptionally fine collection of impressionist, post-impressionist and early French modern paintings, including works by Cézanne, Degas, Matisse, Monet, Picasso, Renoir and Van Gogh. Full Review →

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