Visit the Museum


As PAFA prepares for its next exhibition,
admission to the museum is Pay As You Wish.

Admission to PAFA's Museum covers both the Historic Landmark Building (HLB) and the Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building. Tickets are available for purchase in either building.

For more information, contact Visitor Services at 215-972-2069 or

Adults (18+)$15.00
Seniors (60+)$12.00
Students (with valid ID)$12.00*
Youth (13-18)$8.00✝
Children (12 & under)Free✝
PAFA MembersFree
Private guided group tours$15.00 - $25.00‡
Self-guided adult groups of 10+$10.00 per person
STAMP Pass HoldersFree✝
ACCESS Cardholders$2.00✝
Military Personnel (excludes groups)Free
Current PAFA students &
PAFA Alumni

*Free Admission for Local College Students

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

  • Art Institute of Philadelphia
  • Community College of Philadelphia
  • Delaware College of Art and Design
  • Drexel University
  • Haverford College
  • Hussian College
  • La Salle University
  • Rowan University
  • Rutgers University
  • St. Joseph's University
  • Temple University
  • Thomas Jefferson University
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of the Arts
  • Ursinus College


Don't see your school? Learn more about how your school can be part of PAFA's University Membership Program.

✝School Group Tours

Discount not valid for school tour groups. To bring a school class to PAFA, schedule a School Group Tour.

‡Private Group Tours

Knowledgeable and personable guides reveal the fascinating stories behind four centuries of American art. All PAFA private group tours include a 10% discount at Portfolio & Tableau Café.

§PAFA Current Students & Alumni

Current PAFA students and their families are complementary members. PAFA alumni receive free lifetime admission to the museum.