SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

August 29, 2012 16:39 ET

Experience Philadelphia's Most Exciting New Museum With the Barnes Foundation Art Package at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

This Is a Downtown Philadelphia Hotel Deal You Won't Want to Miss

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - Aug 29, 2012) - Everyone has been buzzing about the new Barnes Foundation ever since it held its gala opening this past May, and now the Marriott Hotel in Philadelphia is offering a special new package to enable travelers to experience this world-class art collection for themselves.

Celebrated for its exceptional breadth, depth, and quality, the Barnes Foundation's art collection includes works by some of the greatest European and American masters of impressionism, post-impressionist, and early modern art, as well as African sculpture, Pennsylvania German decorative arts, Native American textiles, metalwork, and more. The collection features exquisite pieces by well-known artists including Cézanne, Degas, Gauguin, van Gogh, Manet, Matisse, and many others.

The "Barnes Foundation Overnight Art Package" features the following inclusions:

  • Overnight accommodations at the downtown Marriott luxury hotel in Philadelphia;
  • Two tickets to the Barnes Foundation;
  • Access to the Collection Gallery, special exhibit Gallery, and an audio guide;
  • 5% discount in the shop and cafe for purchases made on the day of the visit;
  • Continental breakfast for two adults at the hotel

This package is valid for Thursday through Sunday night stays through August 1, 2013 and is priced from $285 to $415 depending upon dates of stay. Tax is additional. To make a reservation, call 1-800-228-9290 or visit and use promotional code ES7.

The Philadelphia convention center hotel commands a towering presence in the heart of America's original capital. Surrounded by rich revolutionary history and culture, this Philadelphia downtown hotel location exceeds the expectations of both business and leisure travelers. Business guests will enjoy the hotel's close proximity to the Pennsylvania Convention Center and vacationers can take in the sights of Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell located within 8 blocks. A collection of fine restaurants are located on-site or within walking distance of the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown hotel, in addition to the city's best shopping and entertainment venues. Easy to reach by any mode of transportation; the hotel is just one mile from the 30th Street Train Station, and nine miles from Philadelphia International Airport. For additional information, call 215-625-2900 or visit

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