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Visitor Tips

  • Wheelchairs are available at the entrances.
  • Works of art are moved off view and full galleries are closed periodically for a variety of reasons. Please inquire at a Visitor Services Desk upon your arrival to the Museum for information on specific works of art or gallery closures.
  • Free Wi-Fi is available in the Museum’s main building, the Perelman Building, and the Rodin Museum.

Museum Policies

In order to protect the works of art and create a safe environment for all patrons, please observe the following Museum policies:
  • Please do not touch the works of art.
  • Food and drink are not allowed within the galleries.
  • Backpacks and large bags must be checked. Smaller bags may be carried on one shoulder or handheld.
  • Coats and small umbrellas may be carried into the galleries. Large umbrellas must be checked.
  • Possession of dangerous materials, including firearms, is not permitted.
  • Please be mindful of others when using your cell phone.
  • Please do not sit or step on platforms or ledges.
  • Strollers are not permitted in special exhibition galleries, and the Museum reserves the right to exclude strollers from any gallery for safety reasons. Child carriers strapped to a person's back are not permitted.
  • Lecturing is permitted by advance agreement only; please call 215-684-7580.


  • Handheld cameras without flash may be used in the permanent collection galleries.
  • Photographs cannot be commercially published, sold, reproduced, transferred or distributed.
  • All photography in exhibition galleries or of works of art on loan is prohibited.


  • The use of pens is prohibited in all galleries; only pencils may be used for taking notes or sketching in the permanent collection galleries.
  • Sketchbooks are not to exceed 18 x 24 inches.

For more information, please contact Visitor Services at 215-763-8100 or .

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