Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Grumman Greenhouse PAFA


Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday – Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Closed on Mondays.

Open on New Year’s Eve.

Closed on New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day + Day After Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.

About PAFA

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is a museum and art school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1805 and is the first and oldest art museum and art school in the United States.


118-128 N. Broad Street, just two blocks north of City Hall.

Getting There

Market/Frankford Line (Blue Line)
Take the Market/Frankford Line to 15th Street station. Walk one block north to Arch Street. Then walk one block east to Broad Street. Make a left on Broad Street. PAFA is one block north at the corner of Broad and Cherry streets.

Broad Street Subway (Orange Line)
Take the Broad Street line to the Race/Vine stop. Exit the station on Race and Broad streets. Walk one block south (toward City Hall) on Broad Street. PAFA is at the corner of Broad and Cherry streets.

A number of bus lines stop in close proximity. Contact SEPTA for details.

Regional Rail
All lines of the regional rail system stop at the Jefferson Station. Exit the station on Market Street and walk west (toward City Hall) until you reach Broad Street and turn right. PAFA is one block down on the left at the northeast corner of Broad and Cherry streets.


Arriving: PAFA’s galleries are accessible for wheelchairs and strollers through the Broad Street entrance of the Hamilton Building. Visitors can access this entrance using the button on the front of the building; staff or security will greet visitors and assist them. Passenger elevators in both buildings move between floors of galleries.

Caregivers: Admission for personal-care attendants is free.

Wheelchairs: Wheelchairs are available free of charge, on a first-come, first-served basis. Ask at the front desk.

Tours: Guided tours for groups with special needs are available by request. Call 215-972-2069 to discuss tour options.

Labels: Large print labels are available for most exhibitions. They can be picked up at the front desk.

Service animals: Service animals are welcome.