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Allentown Art Museum

Open Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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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 2 weeks ago
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This place is always holding events and there are times in the week when it is free admission. I... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Allison S
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31 N 5th St, Allentown, PA 18101-1616
+1 610-432-4333
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 April 2015

If you have not checked it out, you really need to do that. I think the museum displays are organized well. It is such a relaxing way to spend time to go through this Art Museum. One of my favorite displays is the Frank Lloyd...More

3  Thank 1naturegirl
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 September 2014

I enjoyed this museum very much, but my experience was marred by getting a parking ticket in a lot marked for visitors where, it seems, only SOME of the spots are for visitor parking. When I complained the security guard said he gave a lot...More

2  Thank janzyellie
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All reviews permanent collection the frank lloyd wright gift shop activity room library room visiting exhibits nice collection nice afternoon two hours second floor special events galleries culture origami admission baum treasure
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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

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

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

Thank Bi-coaster
Reviewed 3 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.

Thank Brandon H
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

1  Thank WVMaven
Reviewed 3 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.

1  Thank shoetravelers
Reviewed 22 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.

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

Thank Cynthia F
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This is a fun afternoon trip. They sometimes have events going on. We last went for the origami event.

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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