The steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art were immortalized by Sylvester Stallone in the film Rocky, an event commemorated by the Rocky statue. Inside are some of the finest treasures in the US, with a twelfth-century French cloister, Renaissance art, a complete Robert Adam interior from a 1765 house in London’s Berkeley Square, Rubens tapestries, Pennsylvania Dutch crafts and Shaker furniture, a strong Impressionist collection and the world’s most extensive Marcel Duchamp collection.

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