The Barnes Foundation Tour

What to expect
  • Explore the impressive private art collection of the Barnes Foundation during a two-hour guided tour
  • Enjoy insights and commentary from a knowledgeable art historian as you explore
  • Gain insights into the Foundation's impressive collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and early Modernist works
  • Discover a visionary private museum that offers unique installations and learning opportunities
When it comes to positive impressions, this colorful Philadephia tour does not disappoint!

Over the course of two hours, you'll spend time exploring the Barnes Foundation alongside an art historian as you discover one of the world's largest private collections of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and early Modernist art.

Collected by Dr. Albert C. Barnes in the early 20th century, you'll encounter works by Renoir, Matisse, and many other notable artists, as well as African sculpture and American iron work. Your guide will put Barnes' collection and installation methods into context by offering insights into his decisions and how his collection itself represents a singular, artistic vision.

It should paint quite the portrait!

Note: There is a 2 person minimum to book this activity and a 6 person maximum. Please inform vendor of any mobility concerns. Price does not include admission price to the Barnes Foundation collection ($22; $20 for seniors), which must be paid upon arrival.
Key Highlights
Price $75.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
Cancellation notice must be provided at least 48 hours in advance in order to receive a 85% refund.

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