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Allentown Art Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Very interesting Museum

This museum is well worth a visit. It has a library created by Frank Lloyd Wright. It also has a... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2019
Ronald M
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
No Crowds, No Waiting on a Rainy Saturday

This is because the museum is FREE on Sundays. Otherwise, the admission is $12.00 per adult... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Reading, Pennsylvania
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31 N 5th St, Allentown, PA 18101-1616
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

This museum is well worth a visit. It has a library created by Frank Lloyd Wright. It also has a interesting Renaissance art collection.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This is because the museum is FREE on Sundays. Otherwise, the admission is $12.00 per adult. Metered parking is available. I brought quarters. The maximum time for the metered marking is two hours. NO photography is allowed on the second floor. The permanent collection is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PaleoGypsy
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This place is always holding events and there are times in the week when it is free admission. I believe it is certain times thursdays and sundays. The art upstairs is always changing. They have a kid area. Local artists have displays downstairs. Pricey but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Allison S
Reviewed 16 June 2018

The Allentown Art Museum is truly a gem of a place. It offers a somewhat idiosyncratic permanent collection and a variety of visiting exhibits as well. We stopped recently to explore a sports photography exhibit and it was outstanding. This museum is well-worth a detour...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This small art museum is a gem with a diverse permanent collection and, currently, several galleries devoted to Who Shot Sports, It’s an all encompassing exhibit of sports photography with early examples from the 19th century and the vast majority from the past 50 or...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

This is really a hidden gem of Allentown and I highly recommend the museum for all ages. If you have small children there is also an activity room for kids.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Brandon0072
Reviewed 31 January 2018

This small art museum has put together a nice collection. The art is well displayed and nicely grouped. We really liked the large oil of Lehighton, PA. We had a nice lunch in the small cafe and highly recommend the chicken pot pie. A great...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank WVMaven
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Nice afternoon visit if you are in the area. Excellent staff and exhibits. Reasonable cost. Small eatery and gift shop, both worth stopping by.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank shoetravelers
Reviewed 23 November 2017

I enjoy visiting the Art Museum a few times a year. Its a relaxing weekend place to go on a Saturday or Sunday.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 847ericz
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We enjoyed the paintings from their permanent collection. We appreciate fine art and don't care if the artist is or isn't famous. This museum's collections include many interesting works by artists I never heard of. Small, well-run museum staffed with friendly people. I usually skip...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Response from 1naturegirl | Reviewed this property |
Allentown Art Museum - Hours, Prices Gallery Hours: Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., free admission from 4 p.m. till closing Sunday noon to 4 p.m., free admission all... More