Activities & Resources
Philadelphia Museum of Art551in Philadelphia, PA 19130
about Philadelphia Museum of Art:
The galleries are large, well-lit, and offer seating at various intervals. Guides and staff are always in sight and eager to offer directions and information. Upon entering, stop at the large round front desk for information on the day's events, since offerings are ever-changing.
Interactive audio guides for children ages six to 10 are available for $5 at the Visitor Services Desks, as well as free printed guides to help families take self-guided tours focusing on themes like: African American Artists, Winter Wonderland, and Arms and Armor.
A cafeteria, cafe (open on Saturday and Sundays only), and the museum restaurant serve food - buffet and a la carte.
The wonderful gift shop has treasures of its own - for sale - with an especially good selection of children's art-related items.
Restrooms are located off the large main lobby. The museum is stroller-friendly and offers ramps, even up those famous front steps.
The newly renovated and expanded Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building is located across from the museum's main building. The facility features new gallery spaces and state-of-the-art visitor amenities, study centers, and educational resources. Admission to the Perelman Building is included in general admission to Philadelphia Museum of Art, and can also be purchased separately.