Private Group Tours

Experience drama, beauty, mystery, romance and adventure on a guided group tour of PAFA.

Knowledgeable and personable staff reveal the fascinating stories behind four centuries of

American paintings, sculptures, and works on paper.

Tours Offered

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Tour Type Price per person Size of Group
Private Tour
Thursday - Friday: 10 am - 4 pm 
$25 / person 2 - 24 people
Private Tour
Saturday - Sunday: 11 am - 5 pm 
$35 / person 2 - 24 people
Curator Tour
Thursday - Friday: 10 am - 4 pm
$55 / person 5 - 24 people
Curator Tour
Saturday - Sunday: 11 am - 5 pm
$75 / person 5 - 24 people
All tours include a 10% discount at Portfolio & Tableau Café.    

Payment Options

The total amount is due on the day of the tour at the PAFA front desk. We offer the following payment options:

  • Cash or Credit Card: Visa, MasterCard, and American Express
  • Check: Please make checks payable to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

You may also pay for your tour in advance by check by mailing to:

Visitor Experience Department
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
128 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

University Discounts

PAFA’s University Membership Program offers full-time university level students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to visit PAFA free of charge. 

Faculty of participating institutions may schedule organized tours of our Permanent Collection and Special Exhibits at a discounted rate! Tours must be prearranged through the Visitor Experience Department.

Students from the following colleges and universities receive free admission with a valid student ID:

  • Arcadia University
  • Art Institute of Philadelphia
  • Chestnut Hill College
  • Community College of Philadelphia
  • Delaware University
  • Immaculata University
  • Hussian School of Art
  • LaSalle University
  • Moore College of Art and Design
  • Rowan University
  • Rutgers University
  • St. Joseph's University
  • Temple University
  • Thomas Jefferson University
  • The University of Pennsylvania
  • University of the Arts
  • Villanova University

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