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Fisher Fine Arts (Furness) Library

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17 May 2018
“My Favorite on the Penn Campus”
6 Jul 2017
“One of My Favorite Buildings on Penn's Campus”
This museum houses the fine arts library of the University of Pennsylvania.
220 S. 34th St. at Locust Walk on the University of Pennsylvania campus, Philadelphia, PA
University City
+1 215-898-8325
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

I used to bring my books in here and set up shop to do my homework, read study. All because this is the most beautiful building on the Penn campus and I was happy here. It's extraordinary and worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Classic architecture. I've spent many hours studying in the magnificence of this building, and I am so happy that it has been lovingly preserved. A gem.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The library is one of Frank Furness' greatest works, on the same level as the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. It's a nice little library on Penn's lovely campus. Recommended, provided you're actually in the area.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank MrSaturn64
Reviewed 28 May 2012

This is on of my favorite escapes on the University of Pennsylvania's campus. The library is well maintained, full of treasures, and the architectural elements make in a real treasure. It is very easy to find a quiet nook to read and get lost in...More

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank Jeff B
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