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Explore one of the finest collections of impressionist, post-impressionist and early modernist paintings in the world, with more than 3,000 masterpieces including 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes, 59 Matisses, 46 Picassos, 16 Modigli­anis, and 7 Van Goghs, plus textiles, metalwork, decorative objects, African sculpture, Native American ceramics and jewelry, and Pennsylvania German furniture. The legendary Barnes collection is an experience like no other and is housed in a state-of-the-art building which also includes a special exhibitions gallery, a shop, a restaurant, and breathtaking event spaces. With classes, tours, PECO Free First Sunday Family Days, and First Friday events, discover why you’ll never stop seeing the Barnes.

Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 1.36 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 0.30 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 0.86 miles


Group Information

  • 215.278.7220
  • Group Friendly
  • Rebekah Gable

Facility Amenities

  • Accessible by Public Transit
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bus Parking
  • WiFi Free
  • Handicap Access
  • Non Smoking
  • Onsite Parking
  • Valet Parking
  • WiFi Available
  • Onsite Kitchen


  • Associations ABA
  • Associations OMCA
  • Associations PBA

Facility Information

  • LEED Certified
  • Family Friendly
  • Family Reunion Friendly
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Student Friendly

Venue Amenities

  • Guided Tours Available
  • Coat Check
  • Permanent Dance Floor
  • Exclusive Caterer
  • Food Service Facilities
  • Freight Elevator
  • Liquor License
  • Onsite AV Available

Payment Options

  • Payment Option CC AmEx
  • Payment Option CC Mastercard
  • Payment Option CC Visa


Facility Amenities

  • Guided Tour Available


Hours Sun

  • 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Hours Mon

  • 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Hours Tue

  • Closed

Hours Wed

  • 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Hours Thurs

  • 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Hours Fri

  • 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Hours Sat

  • 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.


Outdoor Space

  • Outdoor Space

Venue Capacity

  • 800

The Barnes is home to one of the finest collections of impressionist, post-impressionist and early modernist paintings in the world. The state-of-the-art building—designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners—is fully accessible and boasts grand open spaces, comfortable meeting rooms, and spectacular garden settings.

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