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Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Art Museum

Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art was originally chartered in 1876 for the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. The museum’s collections include over 240,000 objects including major holdings of European, American and Asian origin.

The Masterpieces of the Philadelphia Museum of Art include:

Further information about the Philadelphia Museum of Art is available via the following links:

Philadelphia Museum of Art

  • Name:                   Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • City:                       Philadelphia
  • Country:               United States
  • Established:        1876
  • Type:                     Art Museum
  • Collection Size:   240,000
  • Locations:           2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, United States

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