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Why locals love it

The world renowned private art collection of Dr. Albert Barnes has been moved from the suburbs to Center City Philly. Witness the masterpieces of impressionists like Renoir, Cezanne, and Matisse in the unique arrangements that Dr. Barnes intended for them to be view. Wander the galleries for days in the modern venue right in the heart of Philly.

Why you should visit it

The new modern venue has created a more comfortable and user-friendly environment compared to the original structure in Lower Merion, PA. The unique way the collections are displayed is unlike any art museum in the world and will make you rethink art forever.

Special tip

Come to the Barnes on the first Sunday of the month for free admission!

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Filled with impressionist paintings meticulously curated and arranged by the original collector Albert Barnes
April 15, 2021
Top notch collection
February 7, 2019

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