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Allentown Art Museum

  • Address: 31 N. Fifth St., Allentown, PA 18101
  • Phone: (610) 432-4333

Details

The Allentown Art Museum is a vibrant cultural center with a world-class collection, programs for visitors of all ages and a distinctive Museum Store. Serving more than 60,000 participants annually, a large percentage of visitors are children through in-school programs.

The Museum's collection of about 17,000 works of art offers the Lehigh Valley community the opportunity to experience nearly 2,000 years of cultural heritage in an accessible and visitor-friendly environment. The permanent collection includes superb European Renaissance and Baroque paintings, including a Rembrandt; American paintings and sculpture from the last three centuries, including a mural by Franz Kline of his nearby hometown; Southeast Asian sculpture; international textiles; decorative arts; and a library designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Today the Allentown Art Museum embraces the broadest possible audience, offering tremendous variety and quality in its collection and exhibitions, educational and popular programs, and its busy calendar of public events.

A current list of exhibitions is available here. For details on health & safety precautions, please visit the Museum's website.

The Museum also features permanent collection works by LGBTQ artists such as Paul Cadmus, Keith Haring, Robert Rauschenberg, Joan Snyder, Mickalene Thomas, and the Canadian artist group, General Idea. View the digital tour here.

Parking

There is a lot next to the Museum, on Linden and Fifth Streets. On-street meter parking is also available. The public parking lot closest to the Museum is at Sixth and Linden Streets, next to Miller Symphony Hall, and the Allentown Transportation Center Parking Deck is located at Sixth and Linden Streets.

Museum Hours

  • Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Easter, and Independence Day

Admission Prices

  • Adult tickets are $12 each, while seniors 60+, students, and children 6 and older are $10 each.
  • Children 5 and under are free, along with all visitors on Third Thursdays from 4 to 8 p.m. and every Sunday noon to 4 p.m.
  • Group pricing is available.

Virtual Programming

The Allentown Art Museum features activities to put creative minds to work. These activities are posted online and are appropriate for all ages, and even give you the chance to win a prize! In addition, you can check out coloring pages, story boards, and more.

Amenities

General
  • ADA Compliant:
  • On-site Food:
  • Group Friendly (10+):
  • Gift Shop:

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