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Allentown Art Museum

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Address: 31 N 5th St., Allentown, PA 18101
Phone Number:
+1 610-432-4333
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 16:00

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Big museum in a small city

Not to be missed, high quality museum with an extensive collection and first-rate exhibits. Great place for visitors and residents alike, this is an easy-access, and child... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not to be missed, high quality museum with an extensive collection and first-rate exhibits. Great place for visitors and residents alike, this is an easy-access, and child friendly facility with a remarkable permanent collection. GO!

Thank TFMsJane
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with friends to a special lecture about a Franz Kline restored mural. Beautiful piece and a Very interesting discussion about the artist's work which spoke to all different levels of art exposure from beginning to expert. The museum also had a terrific photography show with a very good modern art section. Perfect local art experience on a Sunday afternoon... More 

Thank WinHe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but nice place to take your family. There is even a children's area. It doesn't get very crowded so it is a nice rainy day activity.

Thank Joann V
Budapest, Hungary
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I have visited here at least once a year for the past 10 years. She enjoyed the craft area as a youngster and again last year as a 14 year old.

Thank Keith G
Palm Beach, Florida
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decent size collection of different mediums of art including an entire photography area. Also a crayola area for the kids with arts and crafts . Thursday's after 4pm is free as well.

Thank Todd A
Northampton, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

The ATown Art Museum has a nice house collection and is able to pull in some fine travelling exhibits, too.

Thank carolehp2015
Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I loved the kinetic art installations that you could ask the guard to play for you. This museum had a showcase of some older Christmas card art, as well as a large room of some early modern European art -- paintings and sculpture. This is a must-do if you're in the Allentown area.

Thank Berlinguy030
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

I especially like the Preview Parties this Museum hosts for its members when new exhibits open. Over the years, they have embraced a very diverse set of themes and mediums. With the renovation, they now have more space and are very friendly. The gift shop and snack bar are first rate. Come visit this gem - right in the heart... More 

Thank Steve Z
Rochester, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Lovely small museum. Better gift shop than the MET! Something for everyone. Convenient location and parking.

Thank emmeme2016
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

this as a lot of nice painting to look at. they have something on sundays for kids to do and the staf is very nice.

Thank sunshine18102

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