Museum - Best of 2011

Published Aug 26, 2011

Maybe it’s your go-to spot for a rainy day or the place you take guests who are in town. What is your favorite museum?

Winner
2011 Winner

1. Philadelphia Museum of Art

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"Everything from the architecture of the building to the myriad and varied collections not to forget the featured..." via Hawksmoor8

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2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Art Gallery, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Art Museum District Philadelphia PA
    Nominee for: Museum, Art Gallery
    2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Art Museum District Philadelphia,
  • The Franklin Institute, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 222 North 20th Street Center City Philadelphia PA 19103
    Nominee for: Museum
    222 North 20th Street, Center City Philadelphia, PA
  • Mütter Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Art Gallery, 19 S 22nd St Center City Philadelphia PA 19103
    Nominee for: Museum
    19 S 22nd St, Center City Philadelphia, PA
  • Please Touch Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Moms, Parenting 101, Home entertainment and computers, Museum, Children's Entertainment, Art Gallery, Electronics, 4231 Avenue of the Republic Philadelphia PA 19131
    Nominee for: Museum
    4231 Avenue of the Republic, World Map Philadelphia, PA
  • Academy of Natural Sciences, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy Center City Philadelphia PA 19103
    Nominee for: Museum
    1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Center City Philadelphia, PA
  • Nominee for: Museum
    Multiple locations
  • National Constitution Center, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 525 Arch St Center City Philadelphia PA 19106
    Nominee for: Museum
    525 Arch St, Center City Philadelphia, PA
  • Penn Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Weddings, Museum, Venue, 3260 South St University City Philadelphia PA 19104
    Nominee for: Museum
    3260 South St, University City Philadelphia, PA
  • Brandywine Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, PA-100 & Chads Ford Rd Chadds Ford PA 19317
    Nominee for: Museum
    PA-100 & Chads Ford Rd, Delaware Chadds Ford, PA
  • Rodin Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, N 22nd St & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy Art Museum District Philadelphia PA 19019
    Nominee for: Museum
    N 22nd St & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Art Museum District Philadelphia, PA
  • The Wagner Free Institute of Science, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1700 W Montgomery Ave Philadelphia PA 19121
    Nominee for: Museum
    1700 W Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA
  • National Museum of American Jewish History, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 55 N 5th St Center City Philadelphia PA 19106
    Nominee for: Museum
    Multiple locations
  • James A. Michener Art Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 138 S Pine St Doylestown PA 18901
    Nominee for: Museum
    138 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA
  • Nominee for: Museum
    118 N Broad St, Center City Philadelphia, PA
  • Fireman's Hall Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 147 N 2nd St Philadelphia PA 19106
    Nominee for: Museum
    147 N 2nd St, Olde City Philadelphia, PA
  • African American Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 701 Arch St Center City Philadelphia PA 19106
    Nominee for: Museum
    701 Arch St, Center City Philadelphia, PA
  • Institute of Contemporary Art, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 118 S 36th St Philadelphia PA 19104
    Nominee for: Museum
    118 S 36th St, University City Philadelphia, PA
  • National Liberty Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 275 Chestnut St Philadelphia PA 19106
    Nominee for: Museum
    275 Chestnut St, Olde City Philadelphia, PA
  • Woodmere Art Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 9201 Germantown Ave Philadelphia PA 19118
    Nominee for: Museum
    9201 Germantown Ave, Chestnut Hill Philadelphia, PA
  • Nominee for: Museum
    2008 Delancey Pl, Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia, PA
  • Apple Jacks Studio, Arts and Entertainment, Art Gallery, 319A North 11th Street Spring Garden Philadelphia PA 19107
    Nominee for: Art Gallery, Museum
    319A North 11th Street, Spring Garden Philadelphia, PA
  • Garden State Discovery Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 2040 Springdale Rd Cherry Hill NJ 08003
    Nominee for: Museum
    2040 Springdale Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Mummers Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1100 S 2nd St World Map Philadelphia PA 19147
    Nominee for: Museum
    1100 S 2nd St, World Map Philadelphia, PA
  • Chemical Heritage Foundation, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 315 Chestnut St Philadelphia PA 19106
    Nominee for: Museum
    315 Chestnut St, Olde City Philadelphia, PA
  • Nominee for: Museum
    15 S 7th St, Market East Philadelphia, PA
Contest Overview
  • 96,815
    Total Votes
  • 47,657
    Voters
  • 139
    Winners

The 2011 Philly HOT LIST awards are based on more than 96,000 votes from local Philadelphia-area experts.

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