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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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11:00 - 16:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 16:00

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A real gem in the center of Allentown

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve Z
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Rochester, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Thank sunshine18102
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Went with my heart set on seeing a part of the Lloyd Wright and was not disappointed. Interesting information. It seemed more like a gallery than a museum. I was a little disappointed that the 3rd floor was closed. And they had an exhibition on Clinton & trump I didn't care for. Staff was friendly. Across the street they a... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

An Allentown gem the museum houses a permanent collection and various special attractions. Crowds are usually small so there is plenty of time to stand or sit and enjoy whatever strikes your fancy.

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Prospect Park, Pennsylvania
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Was in the area for weekend and stopped in to see. It is a small gallery but has some interesting exhibitions. Would include if in the area for other attractions, not a destination site.

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Thank Eugene J
Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I have always visited this art museum. Brought my children when they were small and now they all have a wonderful appreciation for the arts. I love to come here alone to just walk around and enjoy all the art and atmosphere. Friendly staff is very willing to explain things and answer questions if you have them.

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Thank SandyDieter
Eastern PA
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105 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I visited specifically to view the Lewis Hine exhibit, and was not disappointed in that. I haven't been here for many years and was pleasantly surprised with their renovations. They have 5 free parking spaces behind the museum (not a problem to get a space if you arrive when they open). Sundays are free, making it a perfect time to... More 

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Thank Cheryl L
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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127 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a small museum but a nice one. They have a Frank Lloyd Wright library rebuilt inside that came from a house of his they tore down. The museum has changing exhibits and a good collection of permanent work.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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154 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I stopped in here for a couple of hours while visiting the city. The museum is free to visit for the summer. Not sure when that ends, but given the usual price is something like $15 for adults that was a pleasant surprise. There are 5 free parking spots in the lot behind the museum otherwise you can pay for... More 

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